Substance Abuse Counselor Education Technical Diploma (NEW)


The following courses, 28 credits or 504 hours of educational instruction, will be offered to meet the educational requirements for the Substance Abuse Counselor Education Technical Diploma. This program is a pre-approved comprehensive education program for Substance abuse Counselors per the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the Human Services – Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Associate Degree program.
Graduates will be able to

  • Demonstrate commitment to supporting others (and self if applicable) in the recovery process
  • Identify behaviors associated with substance use and abuse
  • Describe the impact of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs on an individual
  • Apply an ethical decision-making process to personal and professional situations
  • Support self and others in the recovery process