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NEC Codes -- 9519 Navy Drug and Alcohol Counselor


NEC Designation:

NEC 9519 Navy Drug and Alcohol Counselor


Performs duties as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor. Duties include assessment and intake interviews, developing treatment plans, maintaining statistical data on patient's progress, preparing summary reports, conducting individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, aftercare planning, referral, conducting prevention, outreach, and other educational services related to alcohol and drug abuse, and providing counseling in other areas as prescribed by program sponsors.

Description (Con’t):

Counselors are charged with maintaining the highest code of standards as required by the Counselor Code of Ethics and maintaining a current knowledge about alcohol abuse, alcoholism and addiction. Provides routine direction and supervision, as directed, to NEC 9522 Interns.

Qualification Data:

Source Rating(s): All

Billet Paygrades: E5-E9

Personnel Paygrades: E4-E9

Course: See Note

Open to Women?: Yes


To be assigned this NEC, must complete and maintain all requirements of the Navy Drug and Alcoholism Certification program including a minimum one year internship as NEC 9522 Drug and Alcohol Counselor Intern.

Information contained on this page is derived from the Navy Enlisted Manpower and Personnel Classifications and Occupational Standards Manual, Volume II, NAVPERS 18068F, which is the official manual for Navy Enlisted Classifications (NECs).

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