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At a Glance: Addictions Counseling Graduate Certificate


Classes for mental health professionals

How can you be better prepared to help clients who struggle with addiction? This certificate will prepare you for specialty certification in this growing field. You will learn science-based practices that will provide real tools to help you restore your clients to happier, more productive lives.

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Program benefits

As a student in this series, you will:

  • Acquire specialized knowledge for working with a variety of addiction issues
  • Learn new techniques to apply in your practice
  • Fulfill Oregon legislative requirements for addiction counselors

Who is this for?

The Graduate Certificate in Addictions Counseling is designed for a wide audience of counseling and human services providers, therapists, psychologists, nurses and students in human services fields. It is designed to meet Oregon requirements for certification through NAADAC, NBCC, NASW and CADC I through ACCBO.

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Get started

Getting started in the Graduate Certificate in Addictions Counseling at PSU is easy!

  1. Register for classes at 1-800-547-8887 ext 59968, or 503-725-9968
  2. Sign up for the Addictions Counseling mailing list to get the latest information on upcoming events and courses


Kathy Lovrien
Program Manager
1-800-547-8887 ext 58165
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