Major Code
655B

This certificate prepares individuals for employment as certified alcohol and other drug (AOD) counselors (CADC) in a variety of agencies and facilities that serve individuals with substance use disorders. Students with bachelor or graduate degrees in human services can become certified AOD counselors upon completion of this program and successfully passing the certification exam. Admission to the program requires the submission of a completed program application. The program is accredited by the Illinois Certification Board.

Course Requirements

18

HSV120 Intro to Substance Use Disorder

3

HSV210 Psychopharmacology and the Addictive Process

3

HSV220 The Role of Substance Use Disorder Counselors

3

HSV225 Clinical Skills for Substance Use Disorder Counselors

3

HSV230 Addictions Counseling Seminar and Field Experience I

3

HSV240 Addictions Counseling Seminar and Field Experience II

3

Program Total

18