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Number of experience hours required for certification as a chemical dependency professional.

Except as provided in WAC 246-811-070(1), an applicant must complete the following requirements based on their level of formal education.
(1) Two thousand five hundred hours of chemical dependency counseling, for individuals who have an associate degree; or
(2) Two thousand hours of chemical dependency counseling for individuals who have 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 credentialed according to WAC 246-811-076. The experience must be supervised by an approved supervisor meeting the requirements under WAC 246-811-049(8).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.205.100 and 18.205.060. WSR 16-14-052, § 246-811-046, filed 6/29/16, effective 7/30/16. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.205 RCW. WSR 09-14-111, § 246-811-046, filed 6/30/09, effective 7/1/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.205.060(1). WSR 99-13-084, § 246-811-046, filed 6/14/99, effective 7/15/99.]
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