Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate

Program Number: 97-550-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Campus: Fond du Lac
This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

Take your career to the next level and help more people improve their lives by adding a Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate to your bachelor’s degree.

About the Program

The Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate is designed for professionals with a bachelor’s degree in human services who wish to pursue Substance Abuse Counselor certification. Graduates gain an additional specialty in the growing field of  Substance Abuse counseling.

What You'll Learn

Students in the Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate prepare to counsel clients and their families with substance use disorders. An emphasis is placed on facilitation, crisis management and family systems.

Opportunities for Advancement

Courses from this Substance Use Disorders Counseling Certificate transfer directly into the Substance Use Disorders Counseling associate degree. Graduates go on to find employment as Substance Abuse counselors – in Training (SAC), intake workers, house managers in CBRFs, counselor aides, crisis workers and relief workers.

The Substance Use Disorders Counseling program is approved by the State of Wisconsin, Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Number Title Crs
Semester 1
550-106 Physiological Complications and Psychopharmacology 3
550-112 Client Rights, Confidentiality and Ethics 3
550-121 Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment 4
550-125 Counseling Skills and Practice 3
550-131 Crisis Management 2
550-135 Diversity in Counseling 3
550-140 Counseling Theory and Practice 3
550-141 Group Facilitation 3
550-142 Introduction to Community Mental Health 3
550-150 Family Systems 3
Total 30