Graduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Counseling

Your Guide to a More Fulfilling Career

This program is offered Online.

You are an advocate for people when they need it most. You offer support and guidance to those suffering from addiction — from the individuals battling substance abuse to the families and communities in turmoil as a result. Further, extend your reach and move ahead in your career with a graduate alcohol and drug certification from Post University. Our online counseling program allows you to advance your professional development and sharpen your clinical skills without having to put your important work on hold. You may also be able to apply these credits toward earning your professional counseling licensure.

Program Highlights
Through your coursework, you will gain a clearer understanding of the complex issues regarding alcohol and drug addiction in society. You will learn the effects of the short and long-term use of substances on the individual, family and community and how to assess, diagnose and treat those addictions using the latest and best practices. Specific topics include:

  • Biology of Addiction
  • Theories of Alcohol & Drug Counseling
  • Psychopathology of Addiction
  • Group and Family Treatment in Addictions
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To complete your studies, you will participate in two field practicums, where you will have the opportunity to apply what you’ve learned in professional settings.

At Post University, we strive to make your learning experience practical and meaningful. We have fostered an engaging online community that encourages critical thinking and real-world application of theory. Each course is taught by a professional faculty member, who brings years of expertise in the field into the virtual classroom.

Though you will study at your pace in an online environment, you will never be alone. From the moment you enroll at Post University, you will be assigned a personal academic advisor. They are always available to answer any questions you may have and help you through any challenges you may face.

Get the personal support you need to continue supporting others. Contact us to enroll in Post University’s online counseling certification today.

Students who wish to enroll in this graduate certificate program are required to have a bachelor’s degree.

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