Addiction Treatment, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

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In addition to the materials required by the Graduate School, a 2.7 GPA is required for admission to the P.B.C. in Addiction Treatment.

The North Carolina Addictions Specialist Professional Practice Board (NCASPPB) licensure/certification process for addiction counselors in North Carolina is a separate process from this certificate program. If an applicant wants to be a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist (LCAS) in North Carolina or Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), the applicant will need to contact the board directly.

Certificate Program Requirements

Required: 15 credit hours

Required Courses (15 credits)
CED 521Legal, Ethical, and Professional Considerations in Addiction Treatment 3
CED 522Addiction Treatment3
CED 523Treatment Planning and Evidence-Based Practice in Addiction Treatment3
CED 524Multicultural Foundations of Addiction Treatment3
CED 525Special Issues in Addiction Treatment3
Total Credit Hours15