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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.  

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 27

Program Requirements

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Required Program Courses

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