This concentration will provide students with a broad knowledge and skills that are in high demand in all behavioral health services. Upon completion of the program students are eligible to apply for certification in Colorado as an addiction counselor (CAC). Students learn about drug/alcohol as well as other addictive behaviors, such as smoking, gambling, and eating disorders. The counseling skills training and knowledge students receive are on the cutting edge of evidence-based outcome studies and best practices. Graduates attain skills and attitudes necessary to function as professional addiction counselors and leading to national certification.
Required Courses in addition to the Human Services Core: