Drug/Alcohol Counselor

Drug/Alcohol Counselor


State
Colorado Department of Human Services
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division
4055 S. Lowell Blvd.
Denver , CO   80236
(303)866-7480
Fax: (303)866-7481
The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division licenses programs if 60% or more of clients have an alcohol or drug abuse diagnosis. The license is optional unless the program wants to take court-committed clients or receive state funding.
Application fee is $200 for a 3-year license.
Licensed providers must notify ADAD when adding or closing treatment sites.
State
Colorado Division of Registrations
Mental Health Licensing Section
1560 Broadway #1370
DENVER , CO   80202
(303)894-7766
Fax: (303)894-7747
Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC) certification required to work in all State Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facilities as counselor (this includes volunteers):

Link:  http://www.dora.state.co.us/mental-health/cac/index.htm

Minimum Requirements to apply for: Level I (Trainee level):
1000 hours of substance abuse related work and current employment in licensed treatment program.
Required courses: basic counseling skills (5 days-40 hours) client record management (3 days-24 hours)
$115.00 initial 2 year fee $75.00 2 year renewal fee
State
Colorado Division of Criminal Justice
Domestic Violence Offender Management Board
700 Kipling St, # 1000
Lakewood , CO   80215
(303)239-4528
Court-ordered Domestic Violence Offender Treatment Providers must also be approved by this Board.
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