Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Concentration

The Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc., has accredited the alcohol and substance abuse concentration in the M.A. in Human Services. Students who successfully complete this concentration may be eligible to take the certifying examination for IAODAPCA. Students seeking admission to this concentration must have a two-year history of sobriety.


Core Requirements 1
HMS 501Critical Perspectives in Human Services4
HMS 502Interviewing and Assessment Skills in Human Services4
HMS 511Social Policy and Human Services4
HMS 516Ethics and Professional Development4
HMS 550Internship4
HMS 585HMS Capstone4
HMS 586HMS Capstone Continuing Enrollment 20
Concentration Requirements
HMS 521Advanced Interviewing and Intervention4
HMS 525Alcoholism and Substance Abuse4
HMS 527Assessment and Treatment of Substance Abuse4
HMS 528Dual Diagnosis and Relapse Prevention4
Elective 34
Total Hours44