The Addictions specialization prepares mental health practitioners to develop knowledge and expertise in the area of substance use disorders, addictions, and addictive behaviors.
- Explore the dynamics of substance use disorder and dependence on things such as drugs and alcohol, with an emphasis on assessment and treatment planning.
- Examine research related to addictions and compulsive behaviors, as well as co-occurring disorders.
Requires a conferred master’s level or higher degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
School Accreditation Statement
NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, www.wscuc.org. WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).