Major Code
655B

This certificate prepares individuals with prior and/or additional relevant education for employment as alcohol or other drug abuse (AODA) counselors in a variety of agencies and programs that serve persons with substance use disorders. With classroom instruction to supplement previous coursework and field experience, students are able to complete the certification requirements of the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA) to become Certified Alcohol and Drug (CADC) counselors.

Course Requirements

16

HSV120 Introduction to Substance Abuse

3

HSV210 Psychopharmacology and the Addictive Process

3

HSV220 The Role of Professional Addiction Counselors

3

HSV225 Clinical Skills for Addiction Counselors

3

HSV235 Human Services Seminar and Field Experience

4

Program Total

16