Brescia University

Certificate in Addictions Counseling

Brescia University’s Online Certificate in Addictions Counseling was created for students completing an undergraduate degree that interfaces well with the certificate program, which contains the same core requirements as the Bachelor of Science degree. Brescia will accept credits that students have earned at regionally accredited institutions; prior professional experience does not count as credit for the certificate program.

Admission Requirements:

All students applying for a degree in Addictions Counseling at Brescia University must make a formal application to the program upon completion of specific prerequisite courses.

Course Requirements

Certificate in Addictions Counseling
Major Subject Requirement: 42 credit hours

  • PSY 200: Psychology of Addictions/Introduction to Addictions
  • ADC 230: Addictions and the Family
  • ADC 250: Theories and Addiction
  • ADC 260: Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • ADC 300: Individual Addiction Counseling: Theory and Practice
  • ADC 310: Group Addiction Counseling: Theory and Practice
  • ADC 320: Behavioral Psychopharmacology
  • ADC 330: Community Prevention: Theory and Practice
  • ADC 340: Crisis and Brief Interventions Counseling
  • ADC 400: Screening, Assessment and Treatment Planning
  • ADC 410: Case Management and Documentation
  • ADC 420: Recovery and Relapse Prevention: Theory and Practice
  • ADC 440: Field Placement and Seminar Practice I
  • ADC 450: Field Placement and Seminar Practice II

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