Certificate in Addictions Counseling

The graduate certification in Addictions Counseling is designed for individuals who have a Master’s degree in Counseling from a CACREP accredited institution (or equivalent). This certificate program provides post-graduate training in the emphasis area of addictions counseling to students who have completed a Masters Degree in Counseling. If this requirement has not been met additional course work, or the MS counseling program, may be required.   Visit http://www.uww.edu/coeps/departments/counselored/programs/post-masters for application materials.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Jennifer Betters-Bubon
Winther 6039
Phone: 262-472-1886
Email: bettersj@uww.edu

Department

Winther 6035
Phone 262-472-5426
Email: counslred@uww.edu

Download: Program Application for Certificate

Courses would be taken sequentially to address the development of counseling services relative to a community setting. The internship will be one or two semesters depending on the needs of the student, as determined by Counselor Education faculty. Students having had a year-long internship in their masters program and having had sufficient counseling experience with mental health populations will only be required to participate in a one semester Internship.

The Certificate Program requires completion of the following courses in sequence:

Certificate Requirements
COUNSED 734FAMILIES: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF ABUSIVE BEHAVIORS3
COUNSED 746COUNSELING AND THE CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROCESS3
COUNSED 753UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY FOR COUNSELORS3
COUNSED 795COUNSELING INTERNSHIP3-6
COUNSED 749CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY: EVIDENCE-BASED AND INTEGRATED TREATMENT3
Total Units15-18