Alcohol and Drug Counseling Graduate Certificate

Certificate: Alcohol and Drug Counseling Graduate Certificate
Department: Counseling and School Psychology 
Degree Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 12 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online

The Alcohol and Drug Counseling certificate offers courses required for Alcohol and Drug Counselor licensure allowing clinical mental health counseling students and Mental Health professionals in the field to gain the education necessary to hold this specialty license. After completing the certificate, students will have the knowledge and ability to apply ethical standards of the profession. Students will develop a culturally diverse population perspective of addiction counseling including interventions to treat various client populations, understanding of theories of addiction and addictive behaviors, and be able to demonstrate application of individual and group counseling theories, assessments, and interview skills, to address client concerns. 


(12 credit hours*)

CSP 807P - Clinical Treatment Issues in Addictions Counseling
CSP 808P - Assessment, Case Planning, and Management of Addictions
CSP 809P - Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Addictions
CSP 892 - Internship

*Courses are subject to change. 

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