About This Program


Kathleen Glynn, PhD
Graduate Program Director, Rehabilitation and Counseling Services
Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
(413) 748-3318

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

Fellowships & Scholarships

Let us help you make your graduate education as affordable as possible.

Student Employment

Work on our campus to earn money while pursuing your graduate degree.

Applying for Aid

Fill out the FAFSA and learn about our loan programs.
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs
    1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 510
    Alexandria, VA 22314


Our rehabilitation counseling graduate program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP).