In this education program you will gain the credit hours you need to fulfill the specialized educational requirements for becoming a highly sought-after certified Substance Abuse Counselor. 

Substance Abuse Counselor
In Training

Complete pre-credential education.
(Provided by KGSCTC)

Current Employment

Provide evidence of current employment, a written offer of employment, internship, practicum or agreement authorizing volunteer hours at an agency providing substance use disorder treatment. (KGSCTC will assist in finding placement however Student is responsible for finding agency)

Employment Verification

Must provide Employment Verification from a qualified supervisor. After June 1, 2008, a credential holder acquiring supervised experience as a Substance Abuse Counselor-In-Training may not practice under the supervision of an individual holding a certificate as a Clinical Supervisor-In-Training. (KGSCTC will not provide employment but will assist students in finding employment

Submit Application 

Complete and submit Application for Substance Abuse Counselor In Training including all required documentation and pay required fee. (KGSCTC will provide assistance with completion and assistance)

Successfully complete required examination.

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