Graduate Certificate in Chemical Dependency Counselor
Union College

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Chemical Dependency Counselor program from Union College is an online substance abuse counseling degree that can be earned as a stand-alone certificate at the graduate level or taken with an undergraduate degree program.  This program teaches the skills necessary for assisting chemically dependent people with alleviating that dependency.  You will complete a curriculum that is dynamic, challenging, and professionally relevant.  Offering flexibility and convenience along with academic rigor, this program helps students meet their goals.  

Courses focus on developing counseling skills specific to chemical dependency.  Topics covered include:

  • Chemical Dependency Treatment
  • Ethical Issues in Chemical Dependency Treatment
  • Psychology of Addiction
  • Recovery & Relapse
  • Biological Systems of Chemical Dependence
  • Cross Cultural Psychology

Requirements

  • Official transcripts
  • A bachelor's degree

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges