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Substance Abuse Counseling

Advanced Substance Abuse Counseling Certificate
29 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0212

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

HSV 110 Counseling/Interviewing


HSV 121 Treatment Strategies


HSV 122 Assessment and Treatment of the Chemically Dependent


HSV 250 Substance Abuse Practicum I


HSV 255 Substance Abuse Practicum II


PSY 234 Family Systems and the Addictive Process


PSY 235 Psychology of Group Behavior


PSY 237 Psychopharmacology


PSY 238 Substance Abuse


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


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Paul Johnson developed a passion for psychology at Oakton. Now he wears two hats - Professor of student development and Professor of psychology.



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