(1) Applicants applying under ARM 24.219.5006 must meet the supervised work experience requirement which includes:
(a) a minimum of seven months and 1000 hours of supervised work experience hours in an addiction counseling qualified treatment program as defined in ARM 24.219.5010; and
(b) the criteria for supervised work experience in ARM 24.219.301.
(2) As part of the required hours in (1) at least 500 hours must be in the following skill areas under face-to-face supervision by the supervisor:
(a) screening, minimum of 30 hours;
(b) assessment/patient placement, minimum of 100 hours;
(c) treatment planning, minimum of 50 hours;
(d) referrals, minimum of 20 hours;
(e) case management, minimum of 50 hours;
(f) individual counseling, minimum of 60 hours;
(g) group counseling, minimum of 100 hours;
(h) client education, minimum of 35 hours;
(i) documentation, minimum of 35 hours;
(j) professional and ethical responsibilities, minimum of 10 hours; and
(k) multicultural competency, minimum of 10 hours.
(3) The 1000 hours of supervised work experience must be completed in not more than two different qualified treatment programs.
(4) When an LAC candidate completes the requirements of (1) and (2) of this rule, the candidate will qualify for the examination per ARM 24.219.5020.