CREDENTIALING, LICENSING, AND REIMBURSEMENT OF THE SUD WORKFORCE: A REVIEW OF POLICIES AND PRACTICES ACROSS THE NATION. EXHIBIT A7: Requirements: Clinical Supervisor

12/01/2019

EXHIBIT A7. Requirements: Clinical Supervisor
State Abbr. Credential Title Minimum Degree and/or Required Credential to Qualify* Education Hours Practice Hours Supervision Hours Required Examination^ Annual Cont. Educ. Hours Renewal Period (months) Reciprocity
AK Chemical Dependency Clinical Supervisor None With degree 78; without degree 206 With degree 10k; without degree 12k 300 NAADAC NCAC II or MAC 40 24 Yes
AL Certified Clinical Supervisor Reciprocal IC&RC ADC, AADC or SUD credential in another field at master's level Not stated 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam Not stated Not stated Yes
AR Certified Clinical Supervisor Reciprocal IC&RC counselor credential 36 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 18 24 Yes
AZ Certified Clinical Supervisor Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated 40 24 Yes
CA Licensed Advanced Alcohol Drug Counselor Supervisor Master's 345 4,000 Not stated IC&RC ADC 50 24 Yes
CADTP Alcohol/Other Drug Counselor-Clinical Supervisor Not stated 490 10,000 Not stated IC&RC Exam (not specified) 46 24 Yes
CCAPP Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor Clinical Supervisor Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor credential Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated
CT Certified Clinical Supervisor Reciprocal Certified Addiction Counselor or Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional for at least 1 year 30 10,000 Not stated IC&RC CS Exam 3 12 Yes
DC Certified Clinical Supervisor Not stated Not stated Not stated Not stated IC&RC CS Exam Not stated Not stated Not stated
DE Certified Clinical Supervisor IC&RC reciprocal Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional, Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate or master's in behavioral science field 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
GA Certified Clinical Supervisor Bachelor's 30 10,000 300 IC&RC CS Exam 40 24 Yes
HI Certified Clinical Supervisor IC&RC reciprocal CSAC, Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional, or Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate or SUD credential in another field at master's level 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 40 24 Yes
IA Certified Clinical Supervisor IC&RC AADC, Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate or SUD credential in another field at master's level 36 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
ID Certified Clinical Supervisor IC&RC reciprocal Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor or Advanced Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor or SUD credential in another field at master's level 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 15 24 Yes
IL Certified Supervisor Alcohol & Other Drug Counselor Certified Reciprocal Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Counselor credential 350 10,000 300 IC&RC ADC & CS Exam 40 24 Yes
IN Certified Clinical Supervisor IC&RC CADAC II or IV, Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional or Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate or SUD credential in another field at master's level 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 40 24 Yes
LA Certified Clinical Supervisor LAC, Certified Addiction Counselor, Registered Addiction Counselor or other qualified MH professional credential 90 10,000 Not stated IC&RC CS Exam 48 24 Not stated
MA Certified Clinical Supervisor Bachelor's & Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor or Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor II for at least 2 years 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
MD Certified Clinical Supervisor Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor, Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional, or Co-Occurring Disorders Professional or SUD cred. in another field at master's level 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
ME Certified Clinical Supervisor Must hold LADC credential 30 4,000 Not stated IC&RC CS Exam 12 hours every 2 years 12 Not stated
MI Certified Clinical Supervisor IC&RC reciprocal credential 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
MN Certified Clinical Supervisor Reciprocal Alcohol & Drug Counselor Reciprocal, Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional Reciprocal, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate or SUD credential in another field at master's level 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor Supervisor LADC or other qualified professional as determined by the Board 12 6,000 Not stated Not stated 40 24 Not stated
MS Certified Clinical Supervisor Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor I, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor II or Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor credential 30 Not stated 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
NC Certified Clinical Supervisor Master's degree & Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist 30 4,000 Not stated IC&RC CS Exam 15 24 Yes
ND Registered Clinical Supervisor LAC credential 20 6,000 Not stated Not stated 8 24 No
NH Licensed Clinical Supervisor MLADC or LADC credential 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
NJ Certified Clinical Supervisor Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor, or master's in related counseling field 60 hours if not Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor or Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor 10,000 Not stated IC&RC CS Exam 30 24 Yes
NM Certified Clinical Supervisor IC&RC reciprocal Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor/ADC or AADC or SUD credential in another field at master's level 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
OH Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor-Clinical Supervisor Master's 470 4,000 400 IC&RC ADC & CS Exam 40 24 Yes
PA Certified Clinical Supervisor IC&RC reciprocal CAAC, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate, Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional or master's in behavioral science 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
RI Certified Clinical Supervisor IC&RC reciprocal CAAC, Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate, Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional or SUD cred. in other field at master's level 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
SC Certified Clinical Supervisor Bachelor's & Certified Addiction Counselor II 250 10,000 Not stated Oral exam 40 24 Yes
TN Certified Qualified Clinical Supervisor Licensed Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselor II for at least 5 years 30 4,000 36 Not stated 10 14 Not stated
TX Certified Clinical Supervisor IC&RC ADC, AADC, or Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 40 24 Yes
UT Certified Clinical Supervisor IC&RC reciprocal ADC, AADC, Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate or SUD credential in another field at master's level 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
VA Certified Clinical Supervisor Master's or IC&RC Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Co-Occurring Disorders Professional, or Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 6 24 Yes
WI Independent Clinical Supervisor CSAC, Professional Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, or LCSW at master's level 30 2,000 Not stated NAADAC NCSE Exam 6 24 Yes
WV Clinical Supervisor IC&RC reciprocal ADC, AADC, Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional 30 10,000 200 IC&RC CS Exam 40 24 Yes
*EXAM NAME ABBREVIATIONS:
  • IC&RC ADC = Alcohol & Drug Counselor
  • IC&RC CS = Clinical Supervisor
  • NAADAC NCAC = National Certified Addiction Counselor Level I or II
  • NAADAC MAC = Master Addiction Counselor
  • NAADAC NCSE = National Clinical Supervision Endorsement

NOTES: ^Possession of an underlying credential is typically required to qualify for a clinical supervisor credential. In this column, we present acronyms for the required underlying credentials which are either among those offered by the IC&RC or specific to the state. Exhibit A1 in this appendix lists all state-specific titles.