Addictions Counseling 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