4758.45 Prevention specialist I certificate requirements.

An individual seeking a prevention specialist I certificate 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) Have at least two thousand hours of compensated or volunteer work, field placement, intern, or practicum experience in alcohol and other drug prevention services, including at least four hundred hours of planning or delivering the services;

(2)

Hold from an accredited educational institution at least an associate's degree in a field of study specified in rules adopted under section 4758.20 of the Revised Code;

(3) Have at least one hundred hours of prevention-related education 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 prevention specialist I.

(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 prevention specialist I.

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

Effective Date: 12-23-2002