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 Services3
HMS 511Social Policy and Human Services3
HMS 514Staff Development and Supervision3
HMS 516Ethics and Professional Development3
HMS 550Internship3
HMS 585HMS Capstone3
HMS 586HMS Capstone Continuing Enrollment 20
Concentration Requirements
HMS 521Advanced Interviewing and Intervention3
HMS 525Alcoholism and Substance Abuse3
HMS 527Assessment and Treatment of Substance Abuse3
HMS 528Dual Diagnosis and Relapse Prevention3
Elective 33
Total Hours33