Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services
About This Program
This graduate concentration prepares you to work as a counselor in detoxification and rehabilitation programs. Our talented faculty will help you develop intervention techniques, counseling, and therapeutic strategies for all aspects of rehabilitation programming, including in-hospital acute treatment to residential/day treatment and career development. Excellent opportunities exist for clinical field placements.
Graduates are employed in hospitals, clinics, and treatment centers as well as in business and industry, especially in personnel risk management and employee assistance programs. While graduates of this program are not eligible to sit for the national certification exam for certified rehabilitation counselors, they do meet the educational requirements for state certification as substance abuse counselors (CAC/CADAC).