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Train with Addiction Experts

Online Graduate Certificate in Addiction and Recovery

Evelyn F. & William L. McKnight Brain Institute (MBI)

Position yourself for success with specialized training in addiction evaluation, counseling, and treatment from a top addiction program and university. The University of Florida College of Medicine’s one-year, online Graduate Certificate in Addiction and Recovery provides current and aspiring addiction professionals and substance use (previously referred to as dependence or substance abuse) counselors the opportunity to train with UF addiction experts in a flexible and engaging distance learning environment. The certificate covers all the federally recommended knowledge and competency areas required for addiction counselors and professionals, serving as excellent preparation for local, state, and national substance use and substance abuse counselor certification exams, as well as exams required for Certified Addiction Professional status.

The online addiction certificate is designed and taught by experts in the Addiction Division of the University of Florida College of Medicine, one of the largest addiction research, training, treatment and education programs nationally. The online graduate addiction certificate curriculum reflects current research and clinical practice standards. It spans a broad range of topics, from the basic science of addiction and substance use disorders, to methods and theories of substance use evaluation and treatment, to the establishment and financing of treatment programs. The program can help students take a significant step towards becoming a substance use or substance abuse counselor, fulfilling educational requirements needed to pursue several relevant addiction counselor certifications.

To request more information about the online Graduate Certificate in Addiction and Recovery and download a free brochure, fill out the form below.

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