Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
2101 14th St.Cloquet, MN 55720Toll-Free: (800) 657-3712Local: (218) 879-0800Request information
This program is offered at the following locations:
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College55720
Mille Lacs Reservation - East Lake55760
The Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling certificate prepares individuals to help prevent substance abuse, counsel individuals and families with drug and alcohol problems, and perform intervention and therapeutic services for persons suffering from addiction. The certificate prepares students for State licensure, and it includes instruction in individual and group counseling skills, psychology of addiction, sociology, crisis intervention, substance abuse identification methodologies, substance abuse treatment modalities, substance abuse prevention and treatment resources, pharmacology and behavioral aspects of abused substances, treatment evaluation, patient observation and education, group dynamics, professional standards and ethics, and applicable law and regulations.