CAGS in Rehabilitation: Concentration in Substance Abuse Counseling

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Our Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) programs provide students with opportunities to continue their graduate studies upon completion of a master's degree program.

The CAGS in rehabilitation with a concentration in substance abuse counseling offers advanced education to students who have a rehabilitation counseling or counseling-related master’s degree of less than 60 credits. The certificate is designed for students interested in pursuing licensing as a substance abuse counselor, and will be issued once all academic and clinical requirements are met.

To earn this certificate, students complete four courses (12 credits).

Required courses:

  • RHB520: Practicum and Internship I: Motivational Interviewing
  • RHB527: Substance Abuse Counseling and Rehabilitation
  • RHB603: Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals
  • RHB609: Advanced Internship II and Seminar in Mental Health: Trauma-Informed Care