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Number of experience hours required for certification as a chemical dependency professional.
You will be required to complete one thousand to two thousand five hundred hours of supervised experience depending upon your formal education.
(1) Two thousand five hundred hours of chemical dependency counseling as defined in RCW 18.205.020(3), for individuals who possess an associate degree; or
(2) Two thousand hours of chemical dependency counseling for individuals who possess a baccalaureate degree in human services or a related field from an approved school; or
(3) One thousand five hundred hours of chemical dependency counseling for individuals who possess a master or doctoral degree in human services or a related field from an approved school; or
(4) One thousand hours of chemical dependency counseling for individuals who are licensed as advanced registered nurse practitioners under chapter 18.79 RCW, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, advanced social workers, and independent clinical social workers under chapter 18.225 RCW or licensed as a psychologist under chapter 18.83 RCW.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.205 RCW. WSR 09-14-111, Â§ 246-811-046, filed 6/30/09, effective 7/1/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.205.060(1). WSR 99-13-084, Â§ 246-811-046, filed 6/14/99, effective 7/15/99.]