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Drug & Alcohol Counselor

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Language: English

Short Description: This interactive drug and alcohol counselor training program is made for anyone who wants to become a professional drug and alcohol counselor. However, you can also opt for this course if you only want to enhance your skills as a counselor. Thus, you can make a career for yourself in this field and bring positive change in people’s lives.
Because this program includes a lot of technical material, there are various assessment materials you can use to help review your knowledge during the training program.
The program will begin with an introduction to psychology. Thus, you’ll learn about:
• basic theories
• basic concepts
• research methods
• human development
• motivations for human thoughts
• feelings
• human behavior
• the role of gender, sexuality, genetics, and heredity on human behavior
Level 1 Drug and Alcohol Counseling is one course in this program. In this course, you’ll learn:
• how addictive disorders are understood, identified, and treated
• what strategies you must use to work with clients
• the difference between an abuser and addict
Level 2 Drug and Alcohol Counseling is another course in this program. In this course, you’ll learn:
• how to use available treatments such as motivational enhancement, skills training, cognitive behavioral therapy, 12-step facilitation, and medication
This program aims to provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a valuable professional in the industry.

Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Certification: Upon successful completion of our Drug and Alcohol Counseling Level 1 and Level 2 courses, students may be prepared, in part, to sit for licensing and credentialing exams. Each state has its own regulations, and each state may have additional licensing requirements, so be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.

Requirements
All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:

Internet Connection
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
Hardware Requirements
• Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

Software Requirements
• Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
• Microsoft Office 2007, 2010 or 2013 or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
• Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
• Adobe PDF Reader

Class Details

Sessions
Online 24/7

Location
NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration

Tuition: 

$3,995.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 N/A - Online