School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies > Graduate Catalogs > 2010-2012 > College of Education > Certificate in Addictions Counseling

Certificate in Addictions Counseling


The graduate certificate in addictions counseling is designed for individuals who have a Master’s degree in Counseling from a CACREP accredited institution (or equivalent). This certificate program provides post-graduate training in the emphasis area of addictions counseling to students who have completed a Masters Degree in Counseling. If this requirement has not been met additional course work, or the MS counseling program, may be required.


Program Coordinator:

Dr. Donald M Norman
Winther 6050
Phone: (262) 472-5424
Email: normand@uww.edu


Department Secretary:

Alicia Stone-Jackson
Winther 6035
Phone (262) 472-5426
Email: counslred@uww.edu


Download: Program Application for Certificate


CERTIFICATE IN ADDICTIONS COUNSELING:

Courses would be taken sequentially to address the development of counseling services relative to a community setting. The internship will be one or two semesters depending on the needs of the student, as determined by Counselor Education faculty. Students having had a year-long internship in their masters program and having had sufficient counseling experience with mental health populations will only be required to participate in a one semester Internship.


The Certificate Program requires completion of the following courses in sequence:

  • COUNSED 734 FAMILIES: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF ABUSIVE BEHAVIORS
  • COUNSED 746 COUNSELING AND THE CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROCESS
  • COUNSED 753 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY FOR COUNSELOR
  • COUNSED 752 INTEGRATIVE TREATMENT
  • COUNSED 749 CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY: TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION
  • COUNSED 795 INTERNSHIP