Two concentration areas are available in the certificate program as follows:
- Professional counseling, which requires a minimum of six credits in advanced counseling skills course work in the RHAB 613-614 series consisting of skills development in cognitive/behavioral counseling, motivational enhancement therapy, Gestalt therapy and others.
- Substance abuse counseling, which requires the completion of RHAB 521 Foundations of Substance Abuse Rehabilitation, RHAB 522 Clinical Evaluation, Assessment, and Treatment Planning in Substance Abuse Rehabilitation and RHAB 523 Contemporary Issues in Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery. For persons who have not completed a practicum experience, RHAB 695 Supervised Clinical Experience is required.
Advanced supervised clinical practice within the above concentrations also can be arranged for internship and practicum experience in the student’s area of specialization.