Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Concentration

This concentration is available in a blended format.

The Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc., has accredited the alcohol and substance abuse concentration in the M.A. in Human Services. Students who successfully complete this concentration may be eligible to take the certifying examination for IAODAPCA. Students seeking admission to this concentration must have a two-year history of sobriety.

Core Requirements 1
HMS 501 Critical Perspectives in Human Services 4
HMS 502 Interviewing and Assessment Skills in Human Services 4
HMS 511 Social Policy and Human Services 4
HMS 516 Ethics and Professional Development 4
HMS 550 Internship 4
HMS 585 HMS Capstone 4
HMS 586 HMS Capstone Continuing Enrollment 2 0
Concentration Requirements
HMS 521 Advanced Interviewing and Intervention 4
HMS 525 Alcoholism and Substance Abuse 4
HMS 527 Assessment and Treatment of Substance Abuse 4
HMS 528 Dual Diagnosis and Relapse Prevention 4
Elective 3. 4
Total Hours 44
1

Offered online each fall and spring semester.

2

Zero credit hour/one billable hour each fall and spring semester until completion.

3

 Students must receive approval from their academic advisor for elective courses.