4758.52 Initial chemical dependency counselor assistant certificate; additional training.

(A) Except as provided in division (C) of this section, each individual who holds an initial chemical dependency counselor assistant certificate shall complete, during the first twelve months that the initial certificate is in effect, at least thirty additional hours of training in chemical dependency counseling that meets the requirements specified in rules adopted under section 4758.20 of the Revised Code as a condition of having the initial certificate renewed.

(B) Except as provided in division (C) of this section, an individual whose initial chemical dependency counselor assistant certificate has expired shall complete at least thirty additional hours of training in chemical dependency counseling that meets the requirements specified in rules adopted under section 4758.20 of the Revised Code as a condition of receiving a restored chemical dependency counselor assistant certificate.

(C) The chemical dependency professionals board may waive the additional training requirement established under this section for individuals who are unable to fulfill the requirement because of military service, illness, residence outside the United States, or any other reason the board considers acceptable.

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