Drug and Alcohol Counselor Training - Certificate

The mission of the Drug and Alcohol Counselor Training certificate is to prepare students to work as a professional in the field of drug and alcohol treatment.   After completing the curriculum, students can complete the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA) certification exam.  

Accreditation:

Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA) certification examination

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 27

Program Requirements

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Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
DACT 110 FOUNDATIONS I  3
DACT 111 ADDICTION COUNSELING I  3
DACT 112 FOUNDATIONS II  3
DACT 113 ADDICTION COUNSELING II  3
DACT 210 ADDICTION COUNSELING III  3
DACT 211 COUNSELING AND HUMAN CHANGE  3
DACT 212 INTERNSHIP SEMINAR  9

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1DACT 110; DACT 111
Spring Semester 1 DACT 112; DACT 113
Fall Semester 2 DACT 210; DACT 211
Spring Semester 2 DACT 212

Program Contact Information

Drug and Alcohol Counselor Training Office

North Campus
(309)690-6898

Illinois Career Cluster

Human Services

Career Pathway:
Counseling and Mental Health Services

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