December of 2012 the 129th General Assembly passed HB 284. HB284
made several changes to the requirements and processes for certifying
and licensing chemical dependency counselors and prevention specialists
in the state of Ohio. These changes took effect March 22, 2013.
On March 22, 2013 Governor John Kasich signed an Executive Order
instituting emergency rules to coincide with this new law change.
These emergency rules will be in effect for 90 days while the
Board finalizes official rules.
review the attached documents which outline the recent changes:
OCDP Board is governed by section 4758 of the Ohio Administrative
Code. To view PDF versions of the OCDP Board's Administrative
Rules, please click on the links below:
OHIO REVISED CODE
view the statute that created the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals
Board please go to the following link: Ohio
the top of the page, enter "4758" in the Search box
to access the portion of revised code specific to the OCDP Board.