Georgia

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:

35 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:

5 hours ethics required  (The ethics requirement must be earned in a “Live” setting – not through Online or Independent Study)

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 15 hours (10 hours Online, 5 hours Independent Study)

Substance Abuse Counselor

Required Hours:
  • GACA: 60 hours required
  • ADACB: 40 hours required every 2 years.
Special Requirement:
  • 3 Hours in Ethics
  • 3 Hours in AIDS/HIV,
  • 6 cultural competency
Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: GACA: 36 CE hours

Marriage and Family Therapists

Required Hours:

35 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:

5 hours ethics required  (The ethics requirement must be earned in a “Live” setting – not through Online or Independent Study)

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: " 15 hours (10 hours Online, 5 hours Independent Study)

Psychologists

Required Hours:

40 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:
  • 3 Ethics (face-to-face courses)
  • 3 Psychopharmacology
Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 10 CE Hours

Social Worker

Required Hours:

35 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:

5 hours ethics required  (The ethics requirement must be earned in a “Live” setting – not through Online or Independent Study)

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 15 hours: (10 hours Online, 5 hours Independent Study)
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