Certificate in Addiction Counseling
City Vision University

Program Details

This certificate program in Addiction Counseling from City Vision University can be completed in one year with a full-time courseload. Classes are offered to specifically prepare for certification as a Certified Addiction Counselor and Peer Support Specialist. This online substance abuse counseling certificate prepares graduates to support people in need in both Christian and secular environments, such as treatment centers, rescue missions, the Salvation Army, addiction counseling, and urban ministries. 

Core classes discuss topics such as:

  • Drugs of abuse
  • Counseling foundations
  • Spirituality and addiction
  • Counseling in urban and multicultural environments
  • Addiction recovery coaching

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Distance Education Accrediting Commission