This certificate program aspires to prepare Christians to offer competent counseling services to individuals, families, and groups who struggle with the effects of Substance Use Disorders. The program offers the number of hours that the Tennessee State Board of Alcohol and Other Drugs of Abuse Counselors requires for licensure as an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor.
The Drug and Alcohol Addiction Counseling (DAAC) program will include three sessions beginning in September or January.
Graduate Certificate Program
Students who complete all six courses receive the Graduate Certificate in Addiction Counseling Studies.
The Drug and Alcohol Addiction Counseling Certificate program is a cohort style program consisting of three sessions. Each session consists of two classes, one on Friday evening from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., and the other on Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. lasting for 10 weeks. Students may begin in session one or session two. All classes meet on the MTS campus or online.
Sample Cohort Schedule:
1) Foundations of Chemical Dependency Counseling (Fridays)
2) Pastoral Care and Addictions (Saturdays)
3) Counseling Theories for Addiction Counselors (Fridays)
4) Counseling Techniques and the Helping Relationship for Addiction Counselors (Saturdays)
5) Special Topics in Addiction Counseling: Ethics, HIV/AIDS, Screening and Orientation (Fridays)
6) Advanced Formation for Addiction Counselors (Saturdays)
Future Session Dates
September 5 – November 8, 2014 Session One
January 9 – March 14, 2015 Session Two
May 15 – July 25, 2015 Session Three
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