What Does a Substance Abuse Counselor Do?

What Does a Substance Abuse Counselor Do?

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Typically, the ability to truly transform someone’s life is a rare opportunity. Substance Abuse Counselors, however, change people’s lives for the better every single day. But what does a substance abuse counselor actually do every day? We’ve broken down the primary duties of […]

Predicting Substance Recovery Service Trends: Best Practices, Reimbursement, and Employment – Part 2

Predicting Substance Recovery Service Trends: Best Practices, Reimbursement, and Employment – Part 2

By: Douglas Klier, M.A., C.A.C., Adjunct Faculty, Assumption College This is the second in a 2-part series containing predictions of trends you may see in the delivery of substance recovery services. In the first blog, we covered Outpatient Counseling. In this post, we discuss Inpatient Detoxification Centers and Driver Alcohol Education Programs. I believe there will be an […]

A Day in the Life of a Substance Abuse Counselor

A Day in the Life of a Substance Abuse Counselor

By: by Douglas Klier, M.A., C.A.C., Adjunct Faculty, Assumption College The title of “Counselor” has multiple interpretations within the field of human services, depending on the individual’s education and experience level, schedule, setting, client population, and core job functions. Most CADC Counselors are employed in the field as either outpatient substance abuse counselors, or some […]

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling: The Differences Between LADC and CADC Certification and Why the CADC is More Important and Useful

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling: The Differences Between LADC and CADC Certification and Why the CADC is More Important and Useful

By: by Douglas Klier, M.A., C.A.C., Adjust Faculty, Assumption College The first key difference between the Licensed Alcohol Drug Abuse Counselor (LADC) and the Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) exams is the required formal education level required for exam eligibility. For the LADC, an advanced degree may be required, while CADC applicants can […]

What You Can Do With a Bachelors in Human Services

What You Can Do With a Bachelors in Human Services

By: Continuing & Career Education at Assumption College Saturday, January 2, 2016 Have you ever wondered what the career opportunities look like for those who hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services? Human Services is a massive and personally rewarding field that encompasses many of the “helping professions”. A degree in Human Services equips you […]