We Proudly Present Addiction Counseling Technician Graduate Abena McClellan-Rowland

We Proudly Present Addiction Counseling Technician Graduate Abena McClellan-Rowland
On April 13, 2022

With amazing fortitude, Abena has risen above tragedy to graduate from our program.  She has been motivated to keep going after her son’s tragic murder last year.  She has started a non-profit in his honor and chosen a career to help people.  She was also inspired by her late husband’s passing to take these courses.

What you Learn in an Addiction Counseling Technician Program

Students in our Addiction Counseling Technician program will take courses to ready themselves to work as a counselor specializing in addictions.  Courses include Ethics and Boundaries in Addiction Counseling, Case Management, Group Processes, and Introduction to Psychology.  In these classes, you will learn things like:

  • Basics of ethics in counseling and decision-making models
  • The important skills in managing caseloads including engagement, planning, coordination and disengagement
  • The important skills in leading group therapy
  • The history and science of the field of psychology

How Our Graduate Became an Addiction Counseling Technician

If you too have wanted to help people that suffer from addictions, our Addiction Counseling Technician Diploma is for you.  People who leave our program are ready for entry-level jobs in hospital and clinic settings.

Stautzenberger’s (program name) Graduate Program at a Glance

Program Length: 9 months, additional 5 months for Associates degree **
Learning Environment: online
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Job Outlook: 23% job growth over the next 10 years, equating to over 75,000 additional jobs per year1

Find out more about our Addiction Counseling Technician program today. Call 888.859.8225 or submit the Request Information form on our website. We are ready to assist you with completing the enrollment process, navigating your financial aid options, finding a tutor, practicing your interviewing skills, connecting with local employers, and more. Have the courage to accomplish your academic and professional goals!

1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Substance Abuse, Behavioral Disorder, and Mental Health Counselors, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/community-and-social-service/substance-abuse-behavioral-disorder-and-mental-health-counselors.htm (visited March 31, 2022).

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