Explore the field of Alcohol and Drug Counseling

Free Workshop:  Being an Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Are you interested in becoming a counselor working in the field of alcohol and drug addictions?  If so, this workshop is strongly recommended.  This highly interactive workshop is designed to provide you with a framework of information to guide you in your pursuit of becoming a substance abuse counselor.  We explore answers to questions such as:

  • Will I be happy as a counselor?
  • Are there regulations about being a counselor?
  • I am working in the field right now; do I need to become certified?
  • What does certified mean?
  • What is the career path for an alcohol and drug counselor?
  • What can I anticipate about job opportunities?
  • What is the pay range for a counselor?
  • What courses do I need to take in order to become an Alcohol and Drug Counselor?
  • What are some study tips to thrive in my studies?
  • Can you provide me with information about the courses offered through LMU Extension? 

This event is of value to all people interested in becoming an Alcohol and Drug Counselor, to those already within the mental health professions, the teaching community, as well as to many medical professionals.  The next date for the workshop is:

  • Thursday, 6/1/17, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

No RSVP's are necessary to attend.  For information send an email to acc@lmu.edu

Workshops are held in University Hall, room 1859.  How to find the workshop on campus: From Lincoln Blvd, turn onto LMU Drive.  Please stop of the security office and obtain instructions to the University Hall parking lot.  Parking is underground; enter at P2/P3 (student parking).  Once in the underground parking lot, find the elevator lobby in parking section 2C or 3C.  Parking fee meters are located on the east side of the elevators.  (The meter will request you to input your car's license number.) If there are no parking places, please use the valet service for no additional charge.  Valet service is available from 9 am to 6 pm.  Take the elevator up to the ground (G) level.  When you exit the elevator, immediately turn right (do not go straight ahead to enter the "mall").  Look for a chrome colored door marked "1762-1859."  Go through the door and turn right; at the next hallway turn right again.  Walk down the corridor.  Room 1859 will be on the left side.  Information about parking on campus can be found at: http://admin.lmu.edu/parking/visitingcampus.  

General information about the Alcohol and Drug Counseling Certificate offered through LMU Extension is available at:  http://extension.lmu.edu/acc