Wednesday – November 22, 2017

AODA Substance Abuse Counselor (2017-2018)

Certificate
School of Liberal Arts and Sciences / Human Services Career Cluster
Downtown Milwaukee Campus

 

For Information: 414-297-6584
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC 


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, 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 dsps.wi.gov.

 

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 

 

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.

All credits must be earned at MATC with a 2.0 cumulative GPA or higher. Upon completion of the certificates's requirements, the student's transcript is notated with the credential earned.

Some certificates can be earned while completing associate degrees and/or technical diplomas that are eligible for financial aid. Certificate programs alone are not eligible for financial aid; consult an MATC advisor for information.

Curriculum requirements are subject to change.


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

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.
 

Page updated March 2017.