Makes the following changes regarding the supervision requirements for certified alcohol and drug counselors and certified criminal justice addictions professionals set forth in GS 90-113.37A. Decreases the supervision ratio required for certified alcohol and drug counselors after practicing for a certain number of years, now requiring the counselors to document ongoing supervision at a ratio of one hour of supervision to every 80 hours of practice after two years of practice, and one hour of supervision to every 160 hours of practice after four years of practice (currently, the standard ratio is one hour of supervision for every 40 hours of practice following certification). Deletes obsolete language. Eliminates ongoing supervision requirements of certified criminal justice addictions professionals (currently, requires one hour of supervision to every 40 hours of practice). Makes conforming changes to GS 90-113.31A. Effective October 1, 2021.
Bill S 375 (2021-2022)Summary date: Mar 29 2021 - View summary