Adler Graduate School offers a Co-occurring Disorders Certificate Program. The certificate program is designed for graduate students that have completed a Master of Arts or Sciences degree in a related field, and wish to attain a certificate in Co-occurring disorders. This certificate emphasizes the progressive approach to working with people that have both mental health and substance use disorders, helping the client and therapist move toward a more holistic, integrated, and positive outcome. Mental health professionals with training in Co-Occurring Disorders work in numerous settings that provide educational, health, mental health, criminal justice, and chemical health services to individuals, couples, and families. Depending on previous academic degree(s) and courses completed, and internship activities, graduates with a Co-occurring Disorders Certificate are prepared to apply for the following MN licenses: LADC, LPCC, LPC.
Certificate in Co-Occurring Disorders (Minimum of 15 credits)
Foundations of Co-Occurring Disorders
Case Management and Treatment Planning for COD
533, 581, 582
Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice in COD
Field Experience Requirements
300 hours practicum. 550 hours InternshipProfessionals with significant experience in the field may petition to have
field experience hours decreased.
However, at no time will students be allowed to complete less than 200 hours
in a COD specific internship site.
Practicum in COD
Internship in COD
Jonathan Lofgren, PhD
COD Program Directorjonathan.email@example.com
612-861-7554, ext 123
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612-861-7554, ext 103
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