Human Services

Human Services

Accelerated Addictions Counseling and Treatment Certificate

Business and Social Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2047

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/hus
Degree: Certificate
Plan 25HN

CLC has achieved national accreditation by the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC) and is commended for excellence in the preparation of the 21st-century addictions professional workforce. The Human Services Addiction Counseling and Treatment Program (ACT) is accredited by the Illinois Certification Board (ICB/IAODAPCA, Inc.) as both an Advanced and Preparatory Training Program.

Plan 25HN is an accelerated track of the Addiction Counseling and Treatment program for individuals who have completed or are currently enrolled in a master’s degree from an accredited clinical graduate program in social work, counseling, clinical psychology, human services, or other clinical counseling-related field of study. Upon completion of this ICB, Inc. Advanced Addiction Training Program and successfully passing the Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (CADC) Exam, the student will earn certification as a CADC from the ICB, Inc. To be accepted into this program, students must have completed or be in the second year of a clinical master’s program, submit a transcript from an accredited clinical graduate program, complete a screening form and meet other requirements such as background checks, drug screens, and interviews with full-time faculty members in the Human Services Department who will also verify course equivalencies. Upon application to this program option, students should have no history of alcohol or other substance use or addictive disorders, or should be in recovery without recurrence and out of treatment or correctional supervision for at least 18 months.


Recommended Plan of Study

First Semester

9 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Drugs and Society

3

course *

Addiction Counseling and Treatment I

3

course

Pharmacology and Disease of Substance Abuse

3

Second Semester

7 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Addiction Counseling and Treatment II

4

course

Advanced Addiction Counseling Skills

3

Third Semester

5 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Addiction Counseling Practicum I

4

course

Addiction Counseling Capstone

1

Fourth Semester

1-3 Credits

Course

Title

Hours

course

Addiction Counseling Practicum II

1-3

Total hours for Certificate

22-24

* Department consent needed to take concurrently with HUS 140.

Note: A minimum of 19 credit hours must be completed at CLC.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact the Mick Cullen at (847) 543-2573, mcullen@clcillinois.edu or the Business and Social Sciences Division at (847) 543-2047.