Bill Summary for S 45 (2023-2024)
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AN ACT TO MODIFY THE SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFIED ALCOHOL AND DRUG COUNSELORS AND CERTIFIED CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADDICTIONS PROFESSIONALS.Intro. by Krawiec, Burgin, Corbin.
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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. Maintains ongoing supervision requirements certified alcohol and drug counselors, requiring specified documentation of supervision at a ratio of one hour of supervision to every 40 hours of practice after certification by the Board, though no longer requires the supervision contract to be submitted on a form provided by the Board to the Board. 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. Deletes reference to alcoholism counselors. 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, 2023.