Training Program Summary
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling. A program that prepares individuals to help prevent substance abuse, counsel individuals and families with drug and alcohol problems, and perform intervention and therapeutic services for persons suffering from addiction. Includes instruction in individual and group counseling skills, psychology of addiction, sociology, crisis intervention, substance abuse identification methodologies, substance abuse treatment modalities, substance abuse prevention and treatment resources, pharmacology and behavioral aspects of abused substances, treatment evaluation, patient observation and education, group dynamics, professional standards and ethics, and applicable law and regulations.
 
Training Providers for Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling in California
Provider Name
Program Name
Merritt College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Butte College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
San Jose City College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Pharmatox Institute of Addiction Studies Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Santa Rosa Junior College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Cosumnes River College - El Dorado Center Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Intercoast Colleges Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Palo Verde College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
San Jose City College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
CAARR Institute Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
College of San Mateo Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Santa Barbara City College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Diablo Valley College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
College of the Redwoods Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Owens Valley Career Development Center Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Lassen Community College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Inglewood Adult School Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Glendale Community College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
East Los Angeles College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Loyola Marymount University of Los Angeles Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
College of the Siskiyous Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Hartnell Community College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Palo Verde College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
American River College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
American River College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Breining Institute College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Woodland Community College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Mendocino College (Ukiah Campus) Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
College of the Redwoods - Mendocino Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
California State University, Los Angeles Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
M & N Institute Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Crescent College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Institute Of Advanced Counseling & Seminars Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Imperial Valley College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 
Los Angeles Mission College Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 

Occupations for Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling in California
Occupation TitleEstimated Year - Projected YearEmploymentEmployment Change Minimum Educational Requirement View Video
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors2016 - 202610,00011,9001,90019.0 Master`s degree  
Mental Health Counselors2016 - 202616,90020,0003,10018.3 Master`s degree  
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors2016 - 202610,00011,9001,90019.0 Master`s degree  
Mental Health Counselors2016 - 202616,90020,0003,10018.3 Master`s degree