2018-2019 Graduate and Continuing Education Catalog 
    Jan 28, 2022  
2018-2019 Graduate and Continuing Education Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Rehabilitation: Substance Abuse Counseling Concentration

(4 courses/12 credits)

Certificate Requirements

The CAGS program offers advanced education in substance abuse counseling for the person who has a rehabilitation counseling or counseling-related master’s degree of less than 60 credits. The intent of this certificate is to provide further education for those interested in pursuing licensing as a substance abuse counselor. A CAGS certificate is issued once all academic and clinical requirements are met.  Course substitutions or additions for the CAGS may be necessary in order to fulfill state licensing requirements for Rhode Island or for the requirements in other states.

RHB 520 : Practicum and Internship I: Motivational Interviewing

RHB 527  : Substance Abuse Counseling and Treatment

RHB 603  : Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals

RHB 609  : Advanced Internship II and Seminar in Mental Health: Trauma-Informed Care


See description of all courses offered in the program.  Required courses are offered at least once per academic year.  Most electives are offered annually, some periodically, at the programs’ discretion.