State of Arkansas Board of Examiners of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors

Licensure Information

A two-tier licensure system is currently available.  The most significant difference in level of licensure relates to the level of education:

  1. Licensed Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC) – holds a masters degree in the health or behavioral sciences field or other appropriate field from an accredited college or university;
  2. Licensed Associate Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselor (LAADAC)  – holds a baccalaureate degree in the health or behavioral sciences field or other appropriate field from an accredited college or university;

All applications are reviewed by the Credentialing Committee and presented to the Board for approval at the next regularly scheduled meeting following receipt of all required documents.

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Relicensure Information

Arkansas State Board of Examiners of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
4815 West Markham Street, Box 42A | Little Rock, AR 72205 | Phone: (501) 295-1100 | Fax: (501) 251-1151 | Email | Website
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