Certificate: Addictive Disorders - Credits: 9 (program code: 0863)
Addictions counselors work with clients to determine addictions and mental health issues and lead them on a path to recovery and eliminating triggers. Add the Addictive Disorders graduate certificate to a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or School Counseling. Professionals in the addictions counseling field work as counselors, addictions experts, group support leaders and educators.
This certificate is appropriate for anyone interested in learning more about addiction. It is beneficial to individuals in education, mental and behavioral health, criminal justice, medical professions, employee assistance programs and other fields that work with individuals affected by addiction.
Global Online (100% online delivery)
Curriculum - Certificate: Addictive Disorders Counseling
|Select three courses from the following:|
|CED 760 Gambling Addiction||3|
|CED 761 Addiction and the Family||3|
|CED 762 Assessment and Evaluation of Substance Use Disorders and Advanced Group Skills||3|
|CED 788 Contemporary Topics in Counselor Education (must be in area of addiction)||3|
Students in the Addictive Disorders program receive academic and professional advisement from the program coordinator and program faculty. Each student is assigned to an academic adviser from the time they are accepted into the program of study. Advisers work with students to discuss, monitor and provide advisement as it relates to their program of study.
For Additional Information
Grafton Eliason, NCC, LPC, Ed.D. (Duquesne University), M.Div. (Princeton Theological Seminary), M.Ed., B.A. (Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania), Professor, Coordinator Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Elizabeth Gruber, NCC, LPC, Ph.D. (Duquesne University), M.S. (Youngstown State University), B.S. (Bowling Green State University), Chair, Professor
Robert Mehalik, LPC, NCC, A.B.D. (Waynesburg University), M.S., B.S. (California University of Pennsylvania), Assistant Professor, Clinical Field Coordinator, Certificate Coordinator
Jeff Samide, NCC, LPC, Ed.D., M.Ed. (Indiana University of Pennsylvania), B.A. (Saint Vincent College), Professor
Jacqueline A. Walsh, NCC, LPC, Ph.D. (Kent State University), M.S., B.S. (California University of Pennsylvania), Professor
For faculty bios, visit: https://www.calu.edu/inside/faculty-staff/profiles/