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Treatment Provider and Addictions Counselor Certification Requirements

by Marie McNeal last modified Nov 17, 2018 10:22 AM

Treatment Providers

1.  Submit an Implementation Plan to the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC). 

2.  Be licensed by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability.

3.  Employ at least one counselor certified in a KDOC approved Cognitive Behavioral Intervention curriculum.

4.  Employ at least one counselor certified to administer the Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory (SASSI).

Exception:  Treatment providers ONLY offering one or more of the following modalities Assessments, Social Detox or Drug Education Services do not need to have a counselor certified in a KDOC approved Cognitive Behavioral Intervention curriculum.

Addictions Counselors

1.  Be licensed by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board.

2.  Be certified in a KDOC approved Cognitive Behavioral Intervention curriculum.

3.  Be employed by a KDOC certified SB123 Treatment Provider.

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