The Post Master’s Certificate in Addiction Counseling provides advanced training to professionals in counseling and other mental health disciplines in their preparation to treat substance use disorders and addictive behaviors. This program further enables candidates to take on management and leadership roles in substance use disorder treatment and a variety of social service settings where clients with substance use disorders are served.
The required 12 credits of coursework align with the curricular requirements of the CT Department of Public Health Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) credential. These include ethics, HIV/AIDS, pharmacology, assessment and treatment planning in addictions, and cross-cultural, special populations and ethnically diverse groups. The PMC is administered completely online. This program is not CACREP accredited. For further information: CMHCGrad@southernct.edu.