Substance Use Disorders
Master new approaches for working with clients and maintain credentials in thought-provoking and interactive courses. Programs satisfy multiple licensure requirements of psychologists, substance abuse counselors, therapists, counselors, and social workers.
High-quality classes, workshops, and certificate programs designed to help human-service professionals grow their knowledge, maintain their certification, help their clients, and advance their careers.
At a Glance
Who: Taught by leading researchers, UW-Madison faculty, and qualified professionals specializing in substance use disorders.
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.
Certification: UW-Madison Continuing Studies is an acceptable continuing education provider for the American Psychological Association (APA), Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), Wisconsin Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, and Wisconsin Substance Abuse Counselors; and may meet the continuing education requirements for other professionals. See our website for complete approved provider information.
Questions? Contact program coordinator Ashley Kuehl at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-265-4263.
Substance Use Disorders Counselor Certificate Program If you’re interested in taking your career to the next level while providing invaluable assistance to those struggling from addiction, consider the UW Flexible Option Substance Use Disorders Counselor certificate program. This program offers a more flexible alternative for fulfilling the specialized educational hours required for Wisconsin state substance abuse counselor certification through the Department of Safety and Professional Services. In fact, it was the first ever WI state-approved 100% online program, and is the only self-paced, competency-based program that fulfills Wisconsin state specialized educational requirements for becoming certified. flex.wisconsin.edu
CARES Program With the spread of the opioid epidemic, communities across the United States need substance abuse counselors more than ever. Enroll in CARES to gain the knowledge necessary to thrive in this field and meet your state’s educational requirements for the profession. View the CARES full program and individual modules >