Re-entry & Resiliency Plan (updated 9/16/21)
Carlow’s drug and alcohol counseling certificate is a three-course sequence for new as well as veteran clinicians who want to enhance their knowledge and understanding of addictions. You’ll build the foundation for competency in drug and alcohol counseling through three online courses. You’ll earn required licensure Continuing Education Units (CEUs), or you can apply the credits to a graduate program.
As few as 3 semesters
The three certificate courses are Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling, Substance Abuse Counseling Theories and Interventions, and Co-occurring Disorders: Counseling Clients with Substance Abuse and Psychiatric Disorders.
Employment of substance abuse and mental health counselors is projected to grow 25% from 2019 to 2029, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
You can apply for free online, and must submit the following materials:
Fall, Spring & Summer
An undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred; however, provisional admission is also possible if you do not meet all of the admission criteria but exhibit a strong possibility of academic success.
If you are interested in this graduate certificate program, our Admissions team is available to assist you with the next steps.