We have national approval to provide continuing education for Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed and/or Certified Chemical Dependency Counselors.
NBCC HOME PAGEhttp://www.nbcc.org/Laban’s Trainings has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5867. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Laban’s Trainings is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.Because of their specificity, NBCC Approved trainings are identified in the Course Selection as being “NBCC Approved” If you see a training that does NOT clearly indicated that it is NBCC Approved, it is NOT approved. We would suggest you call or email Laban’s Trainings for verification in the event you are unsure.
ICRC HOME PAGE http://internationalcredentialing.org/Our trainings are recognized by most ICRC member boards that recognize provider approval by other boards. Many boards, such as the following, have independently reviewed and approved our trainings. This list is partial. Feel free to email Laban’s Trainings with your state-specific request.Alabama - AADAA (all for initial or recertification hours)Arkansas - all approvedCanada-CACCF: All ApprovedConnecticut - CCB All Approved. Delaware - DADCCB All Approved (accepts PCB approved courses)District of Columbia - All Courses pre-approved for CEU'sFlorida - FCB # 167-AGeorgia - ADACB & GACA -All Approved- 36 hour limit with homestudyGermany-ICRC Member - PCBADCG - All ApprovedIdaho - IBADCCIllinois-IAODAPCA All Approved - 15 hour limit for recertification hours; no limit for initial certificationIowa-IBSAC All ApprovedKentucky All ApprovedLouisiana-LASACT&ADRA:(No. E053) - All Approved: NOTE-As of July 12, 2004, legislation was passed through the State of Louisiana (SB 875). The key information is the new law disbands the Louisiana State Board of Certification for Substance Abuse Counselors and places the Department of Health and Hospitals, office for addictive disorders as the credentialing authority for addictive disorder professionals.Maine-SBADC- 10 hour limitMichigan MAADAC CounselorsMichigan MCBAP - Missouri - MSACCB -Nebraska - DADAAS - Most approved - Call for details or click on individual courses and it will indicate if it's not approved.Nevada-Board of Examiners-All Approved - We offer the required CONFIDENTIALITY trainings and Ethics for NV counselors.New Hampshire Certification Board - (10 hour limit)New Jersey Certification Board-APCBNJ - (30hr limit - recertification ONLY) We also offer prevention hours click hereNew Mexico Counseling and Therapy Board - Provider # 0068372 -12 hour limit with homestudy per renewal cycle.New York-OASAS #HS #0014 - Approved for initial certification AND recertificationNorth Carolina-NCSAPCBNorth Dakota - NDBACE All ApprovedOhio - Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board (OCDP) Provider # 11-0204-54C-Oregon - ACCBO All AcceptedPacific Substance Abuse and Mental Health Certification Board (PSAMHCB)-representing Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and American Samoa.Pennsylvania-PCB #: 305. All Approved - As of 2012, all of our trainings CAN be used to satisfy the Department of Health Licensing division staffing and training regulations (BDAP). Rhode Island-RIBCCDP All AcceptedSingapore Association of Professional Substance Abuse CounselorsS. Carolina - SCAADAC All ApprovedSouth Dakota-CBADP - All ApprovedTennessee Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors- All approved.TEXAS - TCBAP Provider #1653-02 - 30 hour limitUtah - All ApprovedUnited Kingdom - UKPCBADC - Laban's Trainings are approved for certification, recertification and reciprocity for current and potential members in the United KingdomVirginia - SACAVA - provider #45-6-02Washington - CDPWS (15 hours maximum) All ApprovedWest Virginia - WVCBAP- Expires 04/10 - All courses approved.The Air Force - All ApprovedThe Department of the Navy - Naval School of Health Sciences
NAADAC HOME PAGEhttps://www.naadac.org/Laban’s Trainings has been a NAADAC Educational provider for nearly 15 years (Provider number 83017). Many states recognize the quality and status of having this recognition and will accept trainings that carry this approval.
California & Florida MFC's / LCSW's CA Approval #: PCE 1318Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - Accept all NBCC approved trainings, with EXCEPTIONS. The state board will not accept our domestic violence training. Additionally, if you are trying to become a state approved supervisor, our three supervision trainings will NOT satisfy the Florida rules, which clearly state the 16 hours must be interactive. You can, however, use our supervision training hours to satisfy some of the required 30 hours for renewal purposes. http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/491/soc_home.html Click on Laws and Rules Rule 64B4-6.0025, F.A.C.
Louisiana-LASACT&ADRA:(No. E053) - All Approved: NOTE-As of July 12, 2004, legislation was passed through the State of Louisiana (SB 875). The key information is the new law disbands the Louisiana State Board of Certification for Substance Abuse Counselors and places the Department of Health and Hospitals, office for addictive disorders as the credentialing authority for addictive disorder professionals
Maryland MAPCB - The Maryland Professional Certification Board only accepts 5 hours of Category B CEU's (of the required 20 per year). Category B is defined by the State of Maryland as distance learning and licensed counselors are limited to 10 hours per year in this category.
Massachusetts - MCVCAC will accept NAADAC and ICRC board approved trainings for recertification only. A maximum of 20 hours per recertification period is permitted. This is an increase from the previously allowed 12 hours
Ohio - Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board (OCDP) Provider # 11-1416-54-PVN no limit on # of hours. As of 7/15/04, 4 of our trainings meet the requirements for the DSM training requirement. Click HERE for specifics on each course. To determine what classification each course is (e.g. diagnostic, counseling, related, etc.) you can find them on the same link as above.
Minnesota Statutes 2003, Table of Chapters Table of contents for Chapter 148C 148C.01 Definitions. Subd. 2b. Alcohol and drug counselor continuing education activity. A home study course need not be provided by an accredited school or education program to meet continuing education requirements. Click HERE for more information. MINNESOTA JUSTIFICATONWhile there is an inherent risk taking trainings that are not pre-approved by a board, we believe the risk is minimal with Laban's Training because we meet all the requirements stated in the MN regulations.The MN board does not approve providers or courses. They clearly state the standards for approval . Here is the information that supports us:The rules can be found at this linkThe revised Minnesota rules for continuing education state the following Subd. 2b. Alcohol and drug counselor continuing education activities are obtained by a licensee at educational programs of annual conferences, lectures, panel discussions, workshops, seminars, symposiums, employer-sponsored inservices, or courses taken through accredited schools or education programs, including home study courses. A home study course need not be provided by an accredited school or education program to meet continuing education requirements. Subd. 4. Standards for approval. In order to obtain clock hour credit for a continuing education activity, the activity must:(1) constitute an organized program of learning- ours are organized programs(2) reasonably be expected to advance the knowledge and skills of the alcohol and drug counselor- ours do as validated by over 15,000 evaluations supporting knowledge advancement.(3) pertain to subjects that directly relate to the practice of alcohol and drug counseling and the core functions of an alcohol and drug counselor, or the rules of professional conduct in Minnesota Rules, part 4747.1400;- all of our courses relate to the 12 core functions(4) be conducted by individuals who have education, training, and experience and are knowledgeable about the subject matter; Dr. Laban hold a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and is a certified addictions counselor and certified addictions supervisor in Pennsylvania. Other contracted writers hold advanced degrees and specialty training that qualify them as well.(5) be presented by a sponsor who has a system to verify participation and maintains attendance records for three years, unless the sponsor provides dated evidence to each participant with the number of clock hours awarded. - Laban's Trainings maintain records for 10 years.
New York-OASAS #HS #0014 - Approved for Recertification ONLY- NO LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF HOURS Effective September 1, 2013 all individual course work/training approved by OASAS will satisfy CASAC renewal requirements only. Individuals pursuing their CASAC must complete the full 350 hours or a full section. However; individuals currently enrolled in completing education/training to satisfy the 350 hour education and training requirement through individual course work, may continue to do so, if their CASAC application is submitted to Credentialing prior to January 1, 2014. Additionally, those applicants currently in process will be allowed to submit OASAS standardized certificates of completion which state they are for “renewal only” to complete the required 350 hours of education and training. For further information on changes to the Credentialing requirements/process, please visit OASAS Website at: http://www.oasas.ny.gov/sqa/credentialing/index.cfmThis link will provide information regarding which sections/credentials our coursework will satisfy.https://www.oasas.ny.gov/training/providers.cfm?providerType=DL&providerID=14&tcID=1
North Carolina-NCASPPB - EFFECTIVE DECEMBER, 2004, The North Carolina Board rule changes permit our trainings for INITIAL CERTIFICATION and the amount of hours for recertification have been increased to 50%. For those counselors working on initial certification, you can do up to 50% of the hours via homestudy. The North Carolina Certification Board will accept all of Laban's Trainings. As of 1/1/2020, the North Carolina board has a new acronym/name: North Carolina Addictions Specialist Professional practice Board (NCASPPB)
Pennsylvania Social Worker Board: Will accept all of Laban's Trainings since we are an approved NBCC Education Provider. Here is the regulation 47.36. Preapproved providers of continuing education courses and programs for licensing social workers, licensed clinical social workers and licensed bachelor social workers. (a) In addition to providers approved under § 47.34 (relating to registration of continuing education providers who offer one course or program), the Board finds the following entities have currently met the standards in § 47.35 (relating to standards for courses and programs). Accordingly, the following are approved providers: (iii) The National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC).
Wisconsin -WCB is no longer an entity as of 2/1/2007. The WIDRL has taken over certification. Laban's trainings CANNOT be used towards initial certification at this time. Laban's trainings can be used to satisfy continuing education requirements under the following regulation:RL 166.06-5 Format. A continuing education program may take any of the following forms, with credit for relevant subject matter granted as follows: Self-study courses approved by accredited college or university schools, local or national professional or mental health related organizations, 1 CEH per credit completed, but self-study courses may not be used to satisfy the ethics requirement. Laban's trainings are approved by both local (ICRC) and National (NAADAC, NBCC) professional /mental health related organizations.