Addictions Counseling prepares students for work in a rewarding career helping those struggling with drug and alcohol addictions. The degree is designed for students as well as career professionals to gain the knowledge, competencies, and skills needed to begin a career working with addicted persons or to advance their professional credentials.
Students who complete this degree will have completed all undergraduate requirements leading toward a Licensed Addictions Counselor position in the State of Indiana.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completing this program, students will be able to:
1. Develop entry-level mastery of knowledge of substance use, misuse, and effective treatment for addiction problems.
2. Demonstrate skills in engagement and facilitation of addiction recovery strategies.
3.Discuss state and federal regulations, ethical practices, and client rights in the counseling field.
4. Apply learned knowledge and acquired skills to addictions counseling in field settings.