For undergraduate students, an Associate Science Degree in Addictions Counseling is available to obtain the beginning skills in supporting patient recovery.
Completion of these courses will satisfy the certification requirements and prepare professionals for immediate career placement in the field of Addiction Counseling.
PSY 680 Abnormal Psychology*
PSY 650 Introduction to Addictions*
PSY 651 Perspectives of Death and Dying
PSY 652 Assessment and Treatment
PSY 653 Interviewing and Counseling Skills
PSY 654 Advanced Counseling Skills
SOC 691 Introduction to Social Work
* Students must take PSY 650 and PSY 680 prior to, or at the same time as PSY 652 and PSY 653.
The Addiction Professionals Certification Board of New Jersey approves this program.
NOTE: Upon completion of this didactic instruction, 3,000 hours of clinical time will be required for certification.
For additional information, please contact Tiffani Warren, Dean of Learning, Director of EOF, and Area Chair – Addiction Counseling. Please leave a message at 908-835-2307 or email [email protected].