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College of Letters and Science Substance Use and Addiction Studies Minor

Minor

The Substance Use and Addiction Studies Minor will prepare you to engage, assess, and intervene with individuals, families, groups, and communities impacted by substance use. You will gain knowledge and skills in the domains of assessment, case management, counseling, education, and professional responsibility. The minor in Substance Use and Addiction Studies is useful preparation for careers in social work, psychology, the criminal justice field, and the health professions. The minor is administered by the Department of Sociology and Social Work.

The Department is currently seeking approval from the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services for this program (in conjunction with a major in social work or psychology) to be a pre-certification education program for Substance Abuse Counselor certification. 

Required, 24 credits


Take all of the following:

Prerequisite (required for advanced courses in psychology and social work)


Not included in credit for the minor.

For More Information

Contact:

Tara Anderson, MSW, DSW, LCSW, CSAC

Assistant Professor

Department of Sociology and Social Work

SCI B 345

tanderso@uwsp.edu