Under this graduate concentration, you will train to work with people with drug and/or alcohol issues and psychiatric problems, also known as dual diagnosis. Upon graduation, you will be eligible to become a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) after passing the required exam, and you’ll also be eligible to become a Certified Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counselor/Certified Addiction Counselor (CADAC/CAC) or Licensed Rehabilitation Counselor (LRC) after obtaining required post-degree supervised employment, typically lasting two years, and passing the required exams.

Learn more about Tom Hosea's journey to Springfield College.

Hear about Tom's Journey to Springfield College

Tom Hosea, student in the psychiatric rehabilitation and substance abuse counseling graduate concentration, shares his journey to Springfield College.

Studying Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Substance Abuse Counseling At Springfield College

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    1699 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 300
    Schaumburg, IL 60173


Our rehabilitation counseling and services graduate programs are provided in cooperation with the Rehabilitation Services Administration and United States Department of Education, and are nationally accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education.