4758.20 Adminsitrative rules.

(A) The chemical dependency professionals board shall adopt rules to establish, specify, or provide for all of the following:

(1) Fees for the purposes authorized by section 4758.21 of the Revised Code;

(2) If the board, pursuant to section 4758.221 of the Revised Code, elects to administer examinations for individuals seeking to act as substance abuse professionals in a U.S. department of transportation drug and alcohol testing program, the board's administration of the examinations;

(3) For the purpose of section 4758.23 of the Revised Code, codes of ethical practice and professional conduct for individuals who hold a license or certificate issued under this chapter;

(4) For the purpose of section 4758.24 of the Revised Code, all of the following:

(a) Good moral character requirements for an individual who seeks or holds a license or certificate issued under this chapter;

(b) The documents that an individual seeking such a license or certificate must submit to the board;

(c) Requirements to obtain the license or certificate that are in addition to the requirements established under sections 4758.39 , 4758.40 , 4758.41 , 4758.42 , 4758.43 , 4758.44 , 4758.45, 4758.46, and 4758.47 of the Revised Code. The additional requirements may include preceptorships.

(d) The period of time that an individual whose registered applicant certificate has expired must wait before applying for a new registered applicant certificate.

(5) For the purpose of section 4758.28 of the Revised Code, requirements for approval of continuing education courses of study for individuals who hold a license or certificate issued under this chapter;

(6) For the purpose of section 4758.30 of the Revised Code, the intervention for and treatment of an individual holding a license or certificate issued under this chapter whose abilities to practice are impaired due to abuse of or dependency on alcohol or other drugs or other physical or mental condition;

(7) Requirements governing reinstatement of a suspended or revoked license or certificate under division (B) of section 4758.30 of the Revised Code, including requirements for determining the amount of time an individual must wait to apply for reinstatement;

(8) For the purpose of section 4758.31 of the Revised Code, methods of ensuring that all records the board holds pertaining to an investigation remain confidential during the investigation;

(9) Criteria for employees of the board to follow when performing their duties under division (B) of section 4758.35 of the Revised Code;

(10) For the purpose of division (A)(1) of section 4758.39 and division (A)(1) of section 4758.40 of the Revised Code, course requirements for a degree in a behavioral science or nursing that shall, at a minimum, include at least forty semester hours in all of the following courses:

(a) Theories of counseling and psychotherapy;

(b) Counseling procedures;

(c) Group process and techniques;

(d) Relationship therapy;

(e) Research methods and statistics;

(f) Fundamentals of assessment and diagnosis, including measurement and appraisal;

(g) Psychopathology;

(h) Human development;

(i) Cultural competence in counseling;

(j) Ethics.

(11) For the purpose of division (A)(3) of section 4758.39 , division (A)(3) of section 4758.40 , division (A)(3) of section 4758.41 , and division (A)(3) of section 4758.42 of the Revised Code, training requirements for chemical dependency that shall, at a minimum, include qualifications for the individuals who provide the training and instruction in all of the following courses:

(a) Theories of addiction;

(b) Counseling procedures and strategies with addicted populations;

(c) Group process and techniques working with addicted populations;

(d) Assessment and diagnosis of addiction;

(e) Relationship counseling with addicted populations;

(f) Pharmacology;

(g) Prevention strategies;

(h) Treatment planning;

(i) Legal and ethical issues.

(12) For the purpose of division (B)(2)(b) of section 4758.40 and division (B)(2) of section 4758.41 of the Revised Code, requirements for the forty clock hours of training on the version of the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders that is current at the time of the training, including the number of the clock hours that must be on substance-related disorders, the number of the clock hours that must be on chemical dependency conditions, and the number of the clock hours that must be on awareness of other mental and emotional disorders;

(13) For the purpose of division (A)(1) of section 4758.41 of the Revised Code, course requirements for a degree in a behavioral science or nursing;

(14) For the purpose of division (A) of section 4758.43 of the Revised Code, training requirements for chemical dependency counseling that shall, at a minimum, include qualifications for the individuals who provide the training and instruction in one or more of the courses listed in division (A) (10) of this section as selected by the individual seeking the chemical dependency counselor assistant certificate;

(15) For the purpose of division (A)(2) of section 4758.44 of the Revised Code, the field of study in which an individual must obtain at least a bachelor's degree;

(16) For the purpose of division (A)(3) of section 4758.44 , division (A)(3) of section 4758.45 , and division (D) of section 4758.46 of the Revised Code, requirements for prevention-related education;

(17) For the purpose of division (A)(4) of section 4758.44 of the Revised Code, the number of hours of administrative or supervisory education that an individual must have;

(18) For the purpose of division (A)(2) of section 4758.45 of the Revised Code, the field of study in which an individual must obtain at least an associate's degree;

(19) For the purpose of section 4758.51 of the Revised Code, continuing education requirements for individuals who hold a license or certificate issued under this chapter;

(20) For the purpose of section 4758.51 of the Revised Code, the number of hours of continuing education that an individual must complete to have an expired license or certificate restored under section 4758.26 of the Revised Code;

(21) For the purpose of divisions (A) and (B) of section 4758.52 of the Revised Code, training requirements for chemical dependency counseling;

(22) The duties, which may differ, of all of the following:

(a) An independent chemical dependency counselor-clinical supervisor licensed under this chapter who supervises a chemical dependency counselor III under section 4758.56 of the Revised Code;

(b) An independent chemical dependency counselor-clinical supervisor, independent chemical dependency counselor, or chemical dependency counselor III licensed under this chapter who supervises a chemical dependency counselor assistant under section 4758.59 of the Revised Code;

(c) A prevention specialist II or prevention specialist I certified under this chapter or independent chemical dependency counselor-clinical supervisor, independent chemical dependency counselor, or chemical dependency counselor III licensed under this chapter who supervises a prevention specialist assistant or registered applicant under section 4758.61 of the Revised Code.

(23) Anything else necessary to administer this chapter.

(B) All rules adopted under this section shall be adopted in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code and any applicable federal laws and regulations.

(C) When it adopts rules under this section, the board may consider standards established by any national association or other organization representing the interests of those involved in chemical dependency counseling or alcohol and other drug prevention services.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.161, HB 284, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.

Effective Date: 06-29-2004