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A minimum of 18 credits is required for completion of the Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies. Co-requisite for the certificate program is COUN 545/MHLTHSCI 545 Foundations in Chemical Dependency (Offered every Fall semester, evening class once per week).

Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies

Course Number Title Credits
COUN 541/
MHLTHSCI 544
Addiction and the Family System 3
COUN 544/
MHLTSCI 564
Screening and Assessment of Alcohol and Drug Problems 3
COUN 546/
MHLTSCI 565
Assessment and Case Management of Alcohol and Drug Problems 3
A minimum of 9 credits from the following:
HLTHST 469 Ethics for Addiction Professionals 2
COUN 543/
MHLTHSCI 543
Assessing and Managing Adolescent Substance Abuse and Mental Health Risks 2
COUN 547/
MHLTHSCI 547
Chemical Addiction and Violence Prevention 3
COUN 548 Addiction and Behavioral Health Assessment and Intervention 3
COUN 550/
MHLTHSCI 568
Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment Planning 2
COUN 567/
MHLTHSCI 567
Clinical Supervision Principles and Practice 1
Total 18