Alcohol & Drug Counseling Certificate
If you’re on a mission to help others overcome addiction, we have the education you need to succeed. Let Post University’s Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling give you the tools you need to sharpen your clinical skills and develop professionally.
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To enable you to develop the skills to provide empirically validated treatment to help those battling addiction.
Our graduate certificate program will provide you with the opportunity to:
- Analyze and apply theoretical and conceptual theories of addiction to develop appropriate professional practice skills.
- Examine addictive processes associated with addiction including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and interventions.
- Integrate a variety of models, theories, and research-based approaches to diverse cultural populations as well as co-occurring disorders.
The certificate is designed to provide students with the requisite knowledge to pursue a career or seek advancement in the field of addictions. The certificate specifically focuses on biological, sociological, and psychological perspectives, adolescent counseling, group counseling, psychopharmacology, and co-occurring disorders while providing an emphasis on applying what you learn in the field.
Students are provided with the opportunity to:
- Receive advanced graduate education in areas of counseling and human services.
- Facilitate additional career development efforts and goals
Students who wish to enroll in this graduate certificate program are required to have a bachelor’s degree.
Currently not enrolling students from California, Colorado, New York, Missouri, Mississippi, Kentucky, Idaho, and Pennsylvania.
NOTE: Licensure is a professional process that varies from state to state. Please consult the appropriate state agency to determine the specific requirements for licensure in your state if planning to use certificate credits for licensure purposes.
At Post University, we are committed to making students’ education a personal experience. We keep our class sizes small to encourage in-depth discussions and collaborative problem solving. As soon as you enroll, you’ll be matched with an academic advisor who will be there to discuss your college-to-career path.
Contact us today to learn more about how our personal, hands-on approach to your education in effective substance abuse counseling can help you achieve your goals.
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