Addiction Studies Licensed Professionals Graduate Certificate
Completion of a bachelor’s or master’s degree with a cumulative GPA ≥3.0.
Students attending this program must already be licensed in one of the health care professions listed below:
- advanced registered nurse practitioners;
- marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, advanced social workers or independent clinical social workers;
- osteopathic physicians;
- osteopathic physician assistants;
- physician assistants.
|ADST 502||COUNSELING THEORIES FOR ADDICTION PROFESSIONALS||2|
|ADST 505||ADDICTION GROUP COUNSELING||2|
|ADST 512||PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIONS OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS||4|
|ADST 520||CASE MANAGEMENT||4|
|ADST 530||ADDICTION TREATMENT WITH FAMILIES AND DIVERSE POPULATIONS||4|
|ADST 535||LAW AND ETHICS FOR ADDICTION PROFESSIONALS||4|
Student Learning Outcomes: students will:
- understand the underlying causes of addictions and approaches to intervention, including assessment, treatment, and case management;
- describe the behavioral, psychological, physical health and social effects of psychoactive substances on the person using and significant others;
- identify and describe professional codes of ethics that define the professional context within which the counselor works, in order to maintain professional standards and safeguard the client;
- identify the basic components necessary to conduct an effect group session;
- understand a variety of models and theories of addiction counseling.