Certified Addiction Counselor Certificate
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You can complete this certificate online in as few as three semesters full-time.
Help others in seeking recovery
Addiction disorders can impact all aspects of a person's life.
Learn from experts in the field
Goodwin's faculty consists of clinical mental health counselors, addictions professionals, social workers, and psychologists.
Combine online classes with hands-on fieldwork
At Goodwin, our CAC program can be completed in three semesters full-time. The curriculum is comprised of six three-credit courses, including online classes, on-site internships, and a capstone experience. As a student in the CAC program, you’ll identify your own fieldwork site — allowing you to tailor your internship experience to your specific career goals.Apply Now
To earn your Goodwin CAC certificate, you must complete the six required classes in the following order. Each course must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
|HSR 222||Foundations of Helping and Service Delivery|
|HSR 297||Human Services Internship I|
|HSR 235||Introduction to Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorders|
Certified Addiction Counselor graduates can find careers they love in these industry settings:
- Community health facilities
- Governmental agencies
- Methadone maintenance facilities
- Non-profit organizations
- Outpatient clinics
- Private medical clinics
- Residential treatment facilities
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Start classes this fall.