Substance Use Disorders

At a glance

What: High-quality workshops and certificate programs designed to help human-service professionals grow their knowledge, maintain their certification, help their clients, and advance their careers.

Who: Taught by leading researchers, UW-Madison faculty, and qualified professionals specializing in substance use disorders.

Certification: Programs satisfy multiple professional licensure requirements for psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers.

Questions? Contact program coordinator Flo Hilliard at or 608-265-2679.


Upcoming programs
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Mon-Tue & Fri, Oct 16-17 & Nov 17, 9am-4pm  •  $450
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Flexible certificate option
Need a flexible certificate option? Gain the trusted UW-Madison education and experience that will prepare you to become a highly sought-after certified Wisconsin substance abuse counselor (SAC) or clinical substance abuse counselor (CSAC). Available for the first time in the UW Flexible Option format, the Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) Counselor certification program features a curriculum developed by University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty in cooperation with industry professionals. Visit» for more information.