2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 43A. Mental Health
§43A-3-453.2. Course facilitator certification - Requirements - Time limit.

43A OK Stat § 43A-3-453.2 (2015) What's This?

A. Each facilitator for an alcohol and drug substance abuse course shall be certified by the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and shall:

1. Possess a bachelor’s degree in behavioral or health care sciences education, psychology, social work or chemical dependency;

2. Possess at least two (2) years of verifiable full-time-equivalent experience in the addiction treatment field;

3. Provide documentation verifying observation of one complete alcohol and drug substance abuse course conducted by a certified facilitator, which shall be completed and verified to the Department prior to attending facilitator training;

4. Provide proof of attendance at a facilitator training session and pass the Department certification examination for the ten-hour alcohol and drug substance abuse course facilitator; and

5. Provide verification of having conducted a complete alcohol and drug substance abuse course under the supervision of a certified alcohol and drug substance abuse course facilitator or a Department representative.

B. A facilitator for a twenty-four-hour alcohol and drug substance abuse course shall meet all the requirements contained in paragraphs 1 through 3 of subsection A of this section and shall:

1. Attend the twenty-four-hour alcohol and drug substance abuse course facilitator training session and pass the Department certification examination for the twenty-four-hour alcohol and drug substance abuse course facilitator; and

2. Conduct a complete twenty-four-hour alcohol and drug substance abuse course under the supervision of a certified alcohol and drug substance abuse course facilitator or a Department representative.

C. Alcohol and drug substance abuse course facilitator candidates shall be allowed one year to complete all training requirements. Failure to meet all requirements within one year shall result in denial of certification. To be reconsidered, the candidate shall be required to reapply to the Department.

Added by Laws 2008, c. 401, § 9, eff. Nov. 1, 2008.

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