PSYC4903 Practicum in Addictions Counseling

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: PSYC4903

Credits: 6

Term: Spring, Summer

About the Course:

This course is designed to provide students with the supervised practical training requirements that, in conjunction with specific courses and work experience, allow the student to sit for board certification as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor II through the Massachusetts Board of Registration/Office of Health and Human Services. Students are placed with an agency that provides addictions education and counseling, where they will work approximately 24 hours a week over a 14 week semester. As part of the practicum, the student will attend a group supervision and seminar class on campus every other week and be observed by an individual supervisor at their practicum site on the alternate weeks. An additional fee of $1000 will be charged for this course. Prerequisites: EXSC3205, and PSYC3300 or PSYC3400 or PSYC3402, and a minimum GPA of 2.0. Meets the requirement for Social Science elective.

Course offered: Spring, Summer.

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