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Concentrations

Concentration in Addictions and Substance Abuse Counseling

The Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program offers a concentration in Addictions and Substance Abuse Counseling that may lead to a graduate certificate. Any student may elect to pursue a program of specialization in this area.

The Addictions and Substance Abuse counseling program is approved by the Certification Board for Addictions Professionals of Florida (CBAPF Approved Provider #179A).

Concentration Requirements (15 credit hours)

Course Title Credits
RCS 5450 Fundamentals of Substance Abuse Counseling 3
RCS 6459 Professional Skills for Addictions Counselors 3
RCS 6456 Counseling Approaches for Substance Abusers 3
RCS 6930 Approved Electives (Choose one)
  • Obesity and Eating Disorders
  • Spirituality and Counseling
  • Introduction to Mind and Body Techniques
  • Principles and Practices of Personal Change
  • Or other approved elective.
3
RCS 6803 Practicum 3

Concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy

The Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program offers a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy that may lead to a graduate certificate. Any student may elect to pursue a program of specialization in this area.

Concentration Requirements (15 credit hours)

Course Title Credits
RCS 6476 Human Sexuality 3
RCS 6930 Dynamics of Marriage and Family Therapy 3
RCS 6930 Marriage Therapy, Theory, and Techniques 3
RCS 6930 Family Therapy, Theory, and Techniques 3
RCS 6803 Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy 3