Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies

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The online Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies Program is designed for persons who have completed a bachelor or master’s degree with a background in social work, psychology, or a related field and are interested in obtaining coursework that can lead to certification as a Chemical Dependency Professional in Washington state. Students without a background in social work, mental health, or related field may need to complete additional coursework to qualify for state certification. Financial aid is available for this certificate program.

Addiction Studies provides competency-based education to degreed professionals and others preparing to work in the field of addiction treatment or other community-based practice settings.

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Curriculum & Requirements

Addiction Studies Certificate, Graduate

Required Courses
ADST 501RELAPSE PREVENTION2
ADST 504ADOLESCENT ADDICTION ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT4
ADST 512PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIONS OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS4
ADST 520CASE MANAGEMENT4
ADST 530ADDICTION TREATMENT WITH FAMILIES AND DIVERSE POPULATIONS4
ADST 535LAW AND ETHICS FOR ADDICTION PROFESSIONALS4
ADST 542SCREENING AND ASSESSMENT OF CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS4
ADST 544TREATING CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS4
Total Credits30

 Optional Practicum–Students who are not currently working in a treatment agency may benefit from the practicum experience. Practicum hours may count toward Washington state certification required hours.

ADST 595ALCOHOL/DRUG PRACTICUM I1-4
ADST 695ALCOHOL/DRUG PRACTICUM II1-4

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This program is designed to be completed in two years.

The online program will cost approximately $13,410 if completed within the normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $27,910 of debt.

Program qualifies students to sit for licensure exam in the following States: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Foreign Country, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

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