ERIC Number: EJ667537
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Substance Abuse Counselor Certification Requirements: Is It Time for a Change?
Mustaine, Beverly L.; West, Paul L.; Wyrick, Barry K.
Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling, v23 n2 p99-107 Apr 2003
Analyzes the minimum professional training requirements of 32 state certifying bodies for substance abuse counselors. Only 14 of the certifying boards included any of the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs core knowledge areas in their training components. The lack of specific drug and alcohol training brings the quality of preparation for substance abuse counselors into question. (Contains 15 references and 2 tables.) (GCP)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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