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Career Area: Human Services
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-550-1
Offered Completely Online
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230
Students observing a simulated counseling session

Substance Abuse Counselor Education Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

AODA Counselor
Substance Abuse Counselor
Human Services

Average Median Wage


Substance Abuse Counselor Education Programs

This program is a pre-approved comprehensive education program for Substance Abuse Counselors per the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the Human Services – Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Associate Degree program.

  • Clinically evaluate for substance use disorders and treatment needs
  • Develop treatment plans
  • Facilitate referral to meet needs
  • Demonstrate case management skills
  • Demonstrate counseling skills with individuals, groups and families
  • Provide culturally relevant education related to substance abuse
  • Document and maintain clinical records according to agency, federal and state guidelines
  • Adhere to accepted ethical and behavior conduct
Substance Abuse Counselor Education Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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