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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 4TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
CHAPTER 90OFFENDER EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUG-RELATED OFFENSES
SUBCHAPTER BINSTRUCTOR REQUIREMENTS
RULE §90.21Instructor License - Eligibility Requirements

(a) To be eligible for an instructor license and an endorsement in the DWI Education Program, Drug Offender Education Program, or Alcohol Education Program for Minors, an individual must:

  (1) have a minimum of an associate degree in the field of psychology, sociology, counseling, social work, criminal justice, education, nursing, or health;

  (2) be a licensed chemical dependency counselor, registered counselor intern, licensed social worker, licensed professional counselor, licensed professional counselor intern, certified teacher, licensed psychologist, licensed physician or psychiatrist, probation or parole officer, adult or child protective services worker, licensed vocational nurse, or licensed registered nurse; or

  (3) have at least one year of documented experience in case management or education relating to substance abuse and/or mental health.

(b) To be eligible for an instructor license and an endorsement in the DWI Intervention Program, an individual must:

  (1) either:

    (A) be a licensed chemical dependency counselor, registered counselor intern, licensed social worker, licensed professional counselor, licensed professional counselor intern, licensed psychologist, licensed physician or psychiatrist; or

    (B) possess, at a minimum, an associate degree in the field of psychology, sociology, counseling, social work, criminal justice, education, nursing, or health; and

  (2) have a minimum of two years of documented experience providing direct client services directly related to the applicable internship, licensing, or education documented under subsection (a)(1) to persons with substance abuse problems or mental disorders.


Source Note: The provisions of this §90.21 adopted to be effective November 1, 2017, 42 TexReg 4632; amended to be effective September 1, 2022, 47 TexReg 5101

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