Program Description

Essentials of Counseling I Certificate (CSLC018)

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  1. [R] CSLC018 - Essentials of Counseling I Module I


[R] = Required
[C] = Concentration
[E] = Elective

Program Prerequisites


Program Description

Essentials of Counseling I

This program consists of eight (8) units examining key elements involved in the counseling/therapetuic profession. Topics include: psychopharmacology, brief therapy, client resistance, diagnosis and assessment, selecting effective therapeutic strategies. stress management and cognitive therapy. Texts include those written by: John Preston Brian Cade Kenneth S. Pope Jeffrey Kottler James Morrison Linda Seligman Judith S. Beck and others. When you complete the program you will receive a certificate of completion for each unit and a certificate acknowledging completion of the entire program.

110 contact hours / 11 CEUs


Our education partner delivers this course with the following approvals:

- National Board for Certified Counselors ( NBCC ),
- National Association of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors ( NAADAC ),
- California Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors ( CAADAC ),
- New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services ( OASAS ),
- Montana Licensed Addiction Counselors,
- American Institute of Health Care Providers, Inc. ( AIHCP ).


Eight textbooks are required.

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