This 360-hour program provides you with all the education hours needed for state certification as a substance abuse counselor in Wisconsin. Coursework covers assessment, professional responsibilities, education, case management and counseling. Additional supervised work experience (about 3,500 hours), additional written examinations and an application portfolio must also be completed for state certification as a substance abuse counselor. Courses also can be used for continuing education credits.
All credits in this certificate must be earned at MATC with a 2.0 GPA or higher. The student must initiate the request for the certificate upon completion of its requirements.
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