Alabama

Regulations regarding Precertification/Licensure and Continuing Education Training is rapidly changing.  We have provided information to regulations and statutes for each state here so you can ensure your state accepts distance learning and/or live, interactive webinars from providers who have been approved by NAADAC, and NBCC.

Professional Counselor

Required Hours:
  • 40 CE Hours in 2 years
  • ALC: 20 hours,
  • LPC: 40 hours, every 2 years
Special Requirement:
  • 6 Ethics or Supervision
  • ALC 3 hours ethics required,
  • LPC 6 hours ethics required
Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 10 CE Hours

Substance Abuse Counselor

Required Hours:
  • 300 Clock hours education/training
  • 20 CE hours per year
Special Requirement:
  • Must be in 4 domains and from accredited college or university
  • 6 hours of ethics education
  • 4 hours of AIDS/HIV education.
Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online:

Marriage and Family Therapists

Required Hours:

40 CE hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:
  • 3 hours ethics required, LMFT supervisors
  • 5 hours supervision.
  • A minimum of 10 hours must be clinical MFT workshops.
Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 30 CE Hours

Psychologists

Required Hours:
  • 40 CE hours in 2 years
  • 20 hours per year AL CEs Required
Special Requirement:
Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 20 CE Hours

Social Worker

Required Hours:

30 CE hours in 2 years

Special Requirement:

3 hours of ethics are required at each renewal.

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 20 CE Hours
State Board Website URL: http://www.abec.state.al.us/PDFs/2016/Cont.Education.Policy.pdf