Addictions Studies and Therapeutic Practice Certificate

Program Overview

The Graduate Psychology and Counseling Department offers a 24-credit certificate in Addiction Studies and Therapeutic Practice to current M.A. students in Counseling Psychology or in Clinical Mental Health Counseling who are completing PSYC 691, 692 and 693 (700 practicum and internship hours) in placements in which they serve clients suffering from addiction problems.

Graduates of Immaculata’s M.A. in Counseling Psychology program, who have completed all PSY 691, 692 and 693 practica in the field of addictions, may also be considered for the certificate.

Curriculum

Required Courses

Course Number Course Name Credits
PSYC 511 Psychopharmacology: Medication Uses and Side Effects 3
PSYC 614 Substance Abuse Education and Counseling  3
PSYC 691 Seminar I in Counseling Psychology 3
PSYC 692 Seminar II in Counseling Psychology 3
PSYC 693 Seminar III in Counseling Psychology 3

 

Electives

Students must select nine credits from the following courses:

Course Number Course Name Credits
PSYC 511 Behavioral Addictions 3
PSYC 511 The Psychology and Spirituality of the 12-Step Program 3
PSYC 511 Counseling Strategies for Dealing with Addictive Disorders 1
PSYC 511 Dual Diagnosis in the Treatment of Addictions 1
PSYC 511 Infectious Diseases including HIV / AIDS 1
PSYC 511 Trauma and Addictions 1

 

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