Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–1208.52. Certified addiction counselor II.

(a) The Board of Professional Counseling shall certify as an addiction counselor II a person who, in addition to meeting the requirements of subchapter V of this chapter [§ 3-1205.01 et seq.]:

(1)(A) Has met the educational requirements of graduating with at least a bachelor’s degree in health or human services from an accredited institution that incorporates the academic course work and minimum hours of supervised training required by the regulations adopted by the Board and whose program is accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or

(B) Has at least 5 years of documented experience in the field of addiction counseling; and

(2) Passed a national examination approved by the Board.

(b) A certified addiction counselor II shall practice addiction counseling under the supervision of an authorized health-care professional.