Alcohol and Drug Counseling Graduate Certificate

The Alcohol and Drug Counseling (ADC) graduate certificate offers courses required for the  Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) credential allowing clinical mental health counseling students and licensed mental health practitioners (LMHP's) already in the field to gain the education necessary to hold this specialty license in Nebraska. To become licensed after completing the courses, students in this program must be enrolled as a degree seeking master's student in a counseling program OR be a licensed mental health practitioner. After completing the graduate certificate, students will have the knowledge and ability to apply ethical standards of the profession. Students will develop a culturally diverse population perspective of addiction counseling including interventions to treat various client populations, understanding of theories of addiction and addictive behaviors, and be able to demonstrate application of individual and group counseling theories, assessments, and interview skills, to address client concerns.

Offered by Department of Counseling, School Psychology and Family Science

CSP 807PClinical Treatment Issues in Addictions Counseling3
CSP 808PAssessment, Case Planning & Management of Addiction3
CSP 809PMedical & Psychosocial Aspects of Addictions3
CSP 885Practicum in Counseling and Guidance3
CSP 892Internship in Clinical Mental Health Counseling3
Total Credit Hours15

For more information on the graduate certificate, please contact the Alcohol and Drug Counseling Graduate Certificate Program Coordinator, Dr. Matthew Mims: Email: Phone: (308) 865-8625

For detailed information, guidelines, and requirements of UNK's Certificate Programs, please visit the Academic Affairs page.