4758.42 Counselor II license requirements.

An individual seeking a chemical dependency counselor II license shall meet the requirements of division (A) or (B) of this section.

(A) To meet the requirements of this division, an individual must meet all of the following requirements:

(1) Hold from an accredited educational institution an associate's degree in a behavioral science or nursing or a bachelor's degree in any field;

(2) Have not less than two thousand hours of compensated work or supervised internship experience in any of the following, not less than four hundred hours of which are in chemical dependency counseling:

(a) Chemical dependency services, substance abuse services, or both types of services;

(b) The practice of psychology, as defined in section 4732.01 of the Revised Code ;

(c) The practice of professional counseling , the practice of social work, or the practice of marriage and family therapy, all as defined in section 4757.01 of the Revised Code.

(3) Have a minimum of one hundred eighty hours of training in chemical dependency that meets the requirements specified in rules adopted under section 4758.20 of the Revised Code;

(4) Pass one or more examinations administered pursuant to section 4758.22 of the Revised Code for the purpose of determining competence to practice as a chemical dependency counselor II.

(B) To meet the requirement of this division, an individual must hold, on December 23, 2002, a certificate or credentials that were accepted under former section 3793.07 of the Revised Code as authority to practice as a certified chemical dependency counselor II.

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

Effective Date: 06-29-2004