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Addiction Counseling

The CACREP accredited Addiction Counseling specialization is a dual licensure track fulfilling the requirements for becoming a licensed professional counselor and licensed/certified addiction counselor*. University of the Cumberlands, School of Counseling, offers the only CACREP accredited online Addiction Counseling program in the country. This is a fast-growing field and this program will assist you in developing specialized skills to work with this population. With this specialization, you'll learn to apply addiction counseling intervention and prevention theories, models and approaches to individuals and groups. You'll also articulate knowledge, skills and best practices related to addiction counseling, and select appropriate assessments to evaluate, diagnose, and develop a treatment plan for clients.

This track will provide you with the following specialization courses:

  • Psychopharmacology & Addictions
  • Motivation & Change
  • Family Therapy in Addiction Treatment
  • Spirituality & Values in Counseling

*Please check with your state for specific requirements.

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