Substance Abuse Certificate - C.P.C.
Certificate of Program Completion
About This Degree
Estimated Program Length
Psychology/Sociology/Social Work Department 812-888-5127Course Catalog
This certificate program is designed primarily for professionals and paraprofessionals who are interested in the area of substance abuse. The courses could, however, benefit a wide variety of helping professionals, including social workers, case managers, educators, school counselors and administrators, nurses, and ministers. This program will prepare students to recognize addictions and understand treatment and prevention options for substance abusers and their families. A certificate program provides students with a Certificate of Completion. Students planning to become licensed as a Substance Abuse Counselor should refer to their state’s credentialing requirements.
Major Program Requirements:
SOCL 180 - Addiction Disorders and Psychoactive Drugs 3 hrs
SOCL 181 - Assessment and Treatment of Addiction Disorders 3 hrs
Psychology/Sociology/Social Work Department
Phillip M. Summers Social Science Center
Hope Clausman, Professor of Psychology
Department Chair, Psychology/Sociology/Social Work
Robert Evans, Professor of Sociology & Social Work
Jessica Zellers, Associate Professor of Sociology & Social Work