University of California at Berkeley-Extension

One of the first, and best, of its kind in the U.S., the Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies can help you start a career in addictions counseling or enhance your counseling expertise. Developed in association with the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, this certificate raises the quality of professionalism in addictions counseling. Begin your study with a thorough foundation in the biomedical, cultural, historical and psychological aspects of chemical dependency. Then learn how to work effectively in the field, including intervention instruction, career-preparatory courses and internship options. This certificate is approved by the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP), formerly known as California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC).

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Contact Information

Stan Weisner, Director
Department of Behavioral Sciences
UC Berkeley Extension
Behavioral Health Sciences Dept.
1995 University Ave., Suite 100
Berkeley, California 94720-7000
(510) 642-1061

Last Updated: 07/29/2016