Addiction Counseling Professional Certificate

ADDC3000 - Addiction Counseling Professional Certificate

Learning Path | 80 CEs | Estimated 80-Hour Workload

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$1,350.00

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Addiction Counseling Professional Certificate

The Addiction Counseling Professional Certificate can expand and enhance the practice by clinical practitioners providing services to individuals and others impacted by substance use disorders and behavioral addictions.

Description

Substance use disorders and behavioral addictions are complex health concerns that frequently co-occur alongside mental and physiological health issues. Many clients seeking counseling services are dealing with disorders that can create dependence. The Addiction Counseling Professional Certificate will expand and enhance the practice by clinical practitioners providing services to individuals and others impacted by substance use disorders and behavioral addictions.

This Professional Certificate was developed using competencies and guidelines published by SAMHSA and NAADAC. Individuals who earn this Professional Certificate may become valuable members of integrated care teams engaged in delivering recovery-oriented systems of care to their clients. Earning this Professional Certificate demonstrates a desire to practice competently and ethically within one's scope of practice, as determined by education, training, and supervised experience.

Accreditation

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This professional development offering has been approved by Walden University, a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 80 CEs. Walden University (NAADAC Provider #72251) is responsible for all aspects of its programming.

Applicable NAADAC counselor skill groups: Clinical Intake and Screening, Clinical Assessment, Treatment Plan, Counseling Services, Case Management, and Discharge and Continuing Care

What You Will Learn

Elevate your scope of practice to better serve those struggling with addiction

  • Information about addictions.
  • How to address behavioral addiction and substance use disorders.
  • Competent and ethical practice methods regarding treatment of addiction
  • SAMHSA competencies (TAP 21).

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 Years or older

Refund Policy

You will have seven days to request a full refund after purchase. No hidden fees. All books and materials are included with purchase.

Curriculum

  • Learning Path 1 - The Neuroscience of Addiction

    The Neuroscience of Addiction learning path will explore current scientific understanding of addiction and how research is being used to develop and enhance evidence-based treatments.

  • Learning Path 2 - The Principles of Addiction

    The Principles of Addiction learning path will explore the significance of a holistic approach to treatment that considers vulnerability factors and a continuum of care. It will also explore client-centered and integrative treatment approaches allowing for the concurrent treatment of all disorders to create the best possible outcome.

  • Learning Path 3 - The Practice of Addiction Counseling

    The Practice of Addiction Counseling learning path will identify the data you need to describe and contextualize the client accurately and the best evidence-based practices and tools for treatment and recovery support. It will explain considerations when offering remote services and how to leverage your relationship with the client to recognize and resolve their ambivalence while remaining open to change.

  • Learning Path 4 - Advanced Addiction Counseling Skills

    The Advanced Addiction Counseling Skills learning path will explore the most recent evidence-based trends in addiction treatment and recovery support and examine the specific needs identified for female, male, LGBTQ+, rural, and criminal justice-involved clients. You will also explore integrated care and multidisciplinary care teams, stages of clinician development, and clinical supervision, as well as models of supervision.

Features

Designed by Walden PHD Faculty

Designed by Walden PHD Faculty

Course is designed and supported by Walden PHD faculty with extensive field experience

Knowledge Of Addiction

Knowledge Of Addiction

Topics covered meet SAMHSA competencies (TAP 21)

Fulfill Requirements For Certifications

Fulfill Requirements For Certifications

Obtain training hours and knowledge for the NAADAC certificate exams: NCAC or MAC

In Demand Job Market

In Demand Job Market

Help fill a growing gap in mental health care

Flexible Learning

Flexible Learning

Easily consumable segments to adapt around your busy life

Awards

Certificate of Completion for Continuing Education

Certificate of Completion for Continuing Education

Professional Certificate

Professional Certificate

Availability:
  • In Stock

$1,350.00

How To Enroll?
  • feature icon Professional Development
  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon 80 CEs
  • feature icon Estimated 80-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 1 Year

Payment Plan Available!

Spread your cost over two

easy payments

How to enroll?

  • 1Add course to cart
  • 2Create your account
  • 3Register for course
  • 4Make payment and submit application
  • 5Start learning
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email lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance

Who is this for

  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers and Community Service Providers
  • Nurses and Medical Service Providers