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Addiction Studies

Graduate Certificate (Certificate)


College: College of Nursing and Health Professions

Department: Social Work

Description

This program is centered on rural social work practice centers in Northeast Arkansas. The curriculum is designed to equip social work practitioners in the application of evidence based practice and the 12-step planned change process of Alcoholics Anonymous. The curriculum is designed to teach graduates how to assess and treat addictions. Therefore, field placements must be in a substance abuse treatment setting or in an agency whose primary clients are in substance abuse recovery.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School. To apply, obtain an application form from the Graduate School. Send completed application form, required application fee, and official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work to the Graduate School.

Curriculum

Social Work Majors
Curriculum
Sem. Hrs.
SW 6003 Psychopathology for Social Workers
3
SW 5323 Substance Abuse and Dependence Interventions
3
SW 6053 Clinical Practice with Group
3
SW 6033 Clinical Practice with Individuals
3
One of the following groupings:
SW 6803 Full-Time Advanced Field I
SW 6813 Full-Time Advanced Field II
SW 6821 Part-Time Advanced Field I
SW 6822 Part-Time Advanced Field II
SW 6831 Part-Time Advanced Field III
SW 6832 Part-Time Advanced Field IV
6
Total Hours:
18

Other Majors
Curriculum
Sem. Hrs.
PSY 6533 Psychopathology
3
SW 5323 Substance Abuse & Dependence Intervention
3
COUN 6123 Group Dynamics
3
PSY 6113 Theories & Techniques in Helping Relationships
3
SW 5273 Practicum in Addiction Studies I
3
SW 5293 Practicum in Addiction Studies II
3
Total Hours:
18