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AODA Substance Abuse Counselor Certificate - curriculum
2012-13 AODA Substance Abuse Counselor Certificate
Downtown Milwaukee Campus

The AODA Substance Abuse Counselor certificate provides students with the classroom education and training required for substance abuse counselors in Wisconsin. The program consists of courses in the areas of assessment, professional responsibilities, education, case management and counseling. Courses can be used for continuing education credits.

This 360-hour program provides you with all the education hours needed for state certification as a substance abuse counselor in the state of Wisconsin. Additional supervised work experience (about 3,500 hours), additional written examinations (general issues and ethics), and an application portfolio must also be completed for state certification as a substance abuse counselor. For details on state requirements, see Health Professions: Substance Abuse Counselor at drl.wi.gov.


Curriculum effective 2012-13.

COURSES

Credits

AODA-151

Clinical Evaluation and Treatment Plan

3

HUMSVC-127

Disabilities and the Helping Profession

3

AODA-154

Counseling Skills Development

3

AODA-161

Treatment Issues

1

AODA-152

Service Coordination and Documentation

3

AODA-162

Service Delivery Issues

1

NATSCI-261

Introduction to Pharmacology

3

AODA-109

Drug Use and Abuse

3

AODA-150

Professional Readiness and Ethical Response

3

AODA-160

Ethical Dilemmas

1


                                                            TOTAL CREDITS: 24

 



‡ Prerequisite required.

For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.