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The Center for Addiction Studies and Research

The Center for Addiction Studies and Research is a Montana Department of Labor and Industry approved distance learning provider of education in the chemical dependency field. Distance learning courses are approved for Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) certification and continuing education requirements.

 

Educational Requirements

Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)

Documentation of 270 contact hours of specific chemical dependency and counseling courses. The 270 hours must include minimum hours in each of the following areas:

  • Chemical Dependency Assessment and Patient Placement - 30 Hours
  • Counseling - 45 Hours
  • Pharmacology - 12 Hours
  • Ethics - 6 Hours
  • Alcohol and Drug Studies - 30 Hours
  • Treatment Planning and Documentation - 15 Hours
  • Multicultural Competency - 12 Hours

There is no limit on the number of hours that can be earned through distance learning education.

Continuing Education Requirements

Documentation of 40 hours of approved continuing education every two years. There is no limit on the number of hours that can be earned through distance learning education.

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