2018-19 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 25, 2019  
2018-19 Academic Catalog

Addiction Counseling Graduate Certificate


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About the Certificate


Open only to candidates accepted into the certificate program or any other graduate program within the School of Education and Counseling, this 18-credit hour certificate provides a broad foundation in current research and practice relevant for working in substance abuse treatment settings and with clients with substance abuse diagnosis.  Coursework for this certificate allows you to hone, refresh, and upgrade your existing knowledge and skills.  As an ICAADA approved program, all core functions are covered within the certificate program.

Special Requirements


  • Must be accepted into the certificate program or any program within the School of Education to enroll in these courses. Enrollment is strictly limited to these programs.
  • The courses must be completed with a grade of B or better. A grade of C in any course will be grounds for dismissal from the certification program in addiction counseling.
  • A limited criminal history check must be submitted by each student before his/her first class.

Program Requirements


  • EDPS 591A  - Theories of Addictions Counseling and Psychopharmacology
  • EDPS 591B  - Seminar I: Diversity, HIV/AIDS, and Dual Diagnosis
  • EDPS 591C  - Seminar II: Ethics, Criminal Justice, and Social Systems
  • EDPS 591D  - Recovery and Relapse
  • EDPS 591E  - Techniques of Addictions Counseling: Counseling Skills, Groups, and Processes
  • EDPS 591F  - Practicum

Total 18 Credits Required


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