Alcohol & Drug Counseling Certificate
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At a Glance
The Alcohol and Drug Counseling Graduate Certificate seeks to prepare individuals to work with persons with alcohol and drug related addictions and co-occurring disorders utilizing various theoretical approaches and interventions.
Our graduate certificate program offers the opportunity to:
The Alcohol and Drug Counseling Graduate Certificate program offers the learning opportunities you could use to improve current counseling skills or build new ones. With coursework in areas that focus on the biology and psychopathology of addiction, you will explore what it takes to help addicted individuals and their families walk the long road to recovery. You could pursue this graduate certificate for personal or professional edification or use it to work towards completing requirements for an alcohol and drug counseling credential.
While the Alcohol and Drug Counseling Certificate is not designed to fulfill licensure requirements in an individual state, the program may be used to partially fulfill licensure requirements. Post University assists in researching and providing information regarding licensure; however, each state has different requirements for such licensure outside of the required education. Such state requirements may include licensure exams, background checks, certain work experience, and more. It is ultimately the responsibility of each student to manage their own licensure process and to ensure that all requirements are met in order for the student to obtain licensure. Post University does not speak on behalf of any licensing board or body and does not guarantee licensure. Requirements for licensure are subject to change without notice.
The tables at the following links show whether Post University, with completion of the appropriate curriculum, does or does not fulfill the educational requirements for a specific license:
Students who wish to enroll in this graduate certificate program are required to have a bachelor’s degree.
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