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.
Dr. Jennifer Betters-Bubon
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:
|COUNSED 734||FAMILIES: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF ABUSIVE BEHAVIORS||3|
|COUNSED 746||COUNSELING AND THE CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROCESS||3|
|COUNSED 753||UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY FOR COUNSELORS||3|
|COUNSED 795||COUNSELING INTERNSHIP||3-6|
|COUNSED 749||CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY: EVIDENCE-BASED AND INTEGRATED TREATMENT||3|