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Continuing Education for Texas Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDCs) and other Substance Abuse Counselors

Take all the hours you want for only $49. You read correctly, you may take all of the hours offered at this site for only $49 (you have 90 days to complete your hours from the time you complete the first course)

Approved by the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC), Provider Number #661

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Pay for individual courses, or take all the hours offered at this site for only $49


Required Courses for Texas LCDCs:

Ethics for Substance Abuse Counselors (3 hours)

HIV, Hepatitis C, and STDs Test (6 hours)


Required Clinical Supervision Courses

(supervisors are required to take 3 hours every renewal period):

Clinical Supervision and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor (12 hours)

Competencies for Substance Abuse Treatment Clinical Supervisors (4 hours)


Other Substance Abuse Specific Courses (for all counselors):

Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women (12 hours)

Addressing Suicidal Thoughts And Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment (9 hours)

Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery (9 hours)

The Risks Associated With Alcohol Use and Alcoholism (3 hours)

Prevention Interventions of Alcohol Problems in the Workplace (3 hours)

Regulating Availability: How Access to Alcohol Affects Drinking and Problems in Youth and Adults (3 hrs)

Implementing Change in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs (6 hours)

Principles of Drug Abuse Treatment for Criminal Justice Populations (4 hours)

Prescription Drugs: Abuse and Addiction (2 hours)

School Based Programs to Prevent and Reduce Alcohol Use Among Youth (2 hours)

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Research Challenges and Opportunities (3 hours)

The Role of Mutual Help Groups in Extending the Framework of Treatment (3 hours)

Co-Occurring Risk Factors For Alcohol Dependence and Habitual Smoking (3 hours)

Barriers and Solutions To Addressing Tobacco Dependence In Addiction Treatment Programs (3 hours)

Professional Interventions That Facilitate 12-Step Involvement (3 hours)

Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy (9 hours)

Substance Abuse Treatment for Persons With Co-Occurring Disorders (12 hours)

Substance Abuse Treatment: Group Therapy (9 hours)

Alcohol Abuse and Violence Against Women (4 hours)

Uncovering Substance Use and Elder Abuse (6 hours)

The Link Between Substance Abuse and Suicide (6 hours)

Detoxification and Substance Abuse Treatment (12 hours)

Clinical Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment (12 hours)

Effects of Caffeine on Cognition and Mood (3 hours)



This website is designed to offer Texas Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDCs) and other Substance Abuse Counselors expert continuing education at a very low price. The Texas Administrative Code RULE 140.416 requires all Texas LCDCs to complete at least 40 hours of continuing education every two years. An LCDC who holds a master's degree or more advanced degree must complete at least 24 hours of continuing education during each two-year licensure period. These hours must include three hours of ethics training and at least six hours of training (total) in HIV, Hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted diseases. If an individual's job duties include clinical supervision, required hours of continuing education must include three hours of clinical supervision training. Counselors in other states should also be able to receive credit for these courses. CEUsource.com is a NAADAC approved program and is accepted by many state boards. Please check with your specific state board to see if they accept NAADAC approved programs. To get started, simply click on one of the course titles or the "Read The Text" icon at the top of the page. You will read the text, take a quiz, print your certificate, and submit a course evaluation. Start receiving expert continuing education credit at a great price.