Chemical Dependency Counselor Certificate Program
The Chemical Dependency Counselor Certificate Program is designed to train people in the skills necessary for assisting chemically dependent persons to alleviate that dependency. The program includes courses designed to provide students with a knowledge of the field through focusing on the development of counseling skills specific to the needs of chemically dependent clientele as identified by appropriate agencies.
This certificate program provides academic and experiential training intended to prepare persons for chemical dependency certification. It has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Certification of Drug and Alcohol Counselors (March, 2007).
Curriculum for Chemical Dependency Certificate (21 credit hours):
- Foundations of Chemical Dependency Treatment I (4)
- Foundations of Chemical Dependency Treatment II (4)
- AIDS & Ethical Issues (1)
- Psychology of Addictions (3)
- Biological Systems of Chemical Dependence (3)
- Recovery and Relapse (3)
- Chemical Dependency Elective [Recommended elective: PSYH 655 Multicultural & Diversity Issues]
The entire CDC certificate may now be obtained online
Requirements for Admission to the Chemical Dependency Counselor Certificate Program:
- CDCC Application
- Chemical Dependency Curriculum
- If not enrolled in another degree program at Union College, please submit:
- Two letters of recommendation
- Statement of goals & objectives
For More Information, Please Contact:
Regina Shackelford, Academic Support Psychology Department
Campus PO Box D-16
310 College St.
Barbourville, KY 40906