Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure - Purpose
The Board of Counseling
Professionals Licensure was created to ensure that the public is protected by a common code of standards and
ethics among those who represent themselves as professional counselors qualified to assess and treat interpersonal and other
dysfunctional behaviors, and to assist in the overall development and adjustment of those they serve.
responsibility of the Board is to examine and license qualified applicants to practice as professional counselors, clinical
professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, pastoral counselors and registered counselors in Maine.
CLICK HERE: Maine State Board of Counseling Professionals
American Counseling Association
a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling
profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various
CLICK HERE: The American Counseling Association
National Board of Certified Counselors
continues its unwavering
commitment to quality assurance, standards of practice and globalization of counseling. Over the last three decades, we have
witnessed continued growth in both the prominence and recognition of the counseling profession.
CLICK HERE: The National Board of Certified Counselors
Board of Alcohol & Drug Counselors - Purpose
The State Board of Alcohol
and Drug Counselors was established to ensure high professional standards among alcohol and drug counselors which promotes
quality treatment and rehabilitation services of substance abusers. The primary responsibilities
of the Board are to evaluate applicant qualifications, examine applicants, grant licenses to those who meet board requirements,
investigate complaints, and take appropriate disciplinary action against licensees.
CLICK HERE: Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors
Maine Driver Education and Evaluation Programs For OUI Offenders -- D.E.E.P.
Driver Education and Evaluation Programs (DEEP) are the Legislatively mandated (5 MRSA c.521, Sub-c. V) Operating Under the
Influence (OUI) countermeasures programs in the state of Maine. The goal of the programs is to lessen the incidence of injury,
disability and fatality that results from alcohol and other drug related motor vehicle crashes, and to reduce the risk of
re-offense for OUI.
CLICK HERE: The Driver Evaluation and Education Program (DEEP)
The Advocacy Initiative Network (the Network)
is a statewide
organization developed by, for and with customers of mental health services throughout Maine. Our mission is to support the
creation and sustainability of programs & initiatives that provide a better quality of life for Maine consumers.
CLICK HERE: Advocacy Initiative Network
CLICK HERE: Department of Health & Human Services
CLICK HERE: Disability Rights Center
CLICK HERE: Good Shepherd Food Bank
CLICK HERE: National Alliance Mentally Ill
CLICK HERE: National Empowerment Center
CLICK HERE: Food Cupboards In Maine
CLICK HERE: Maine Homeless Shelters