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Counseling and Addiction Studies
* New Hope School of Counseling is approved to operate by the Private Business and Vocational Schools Division of the Illinois Board of Higher Education
For enrollment and more information, please contact us at (773)564-9070
3710 N. Kedzie Ave, Chicago IL. 60618
* New Hope School of Counseling is not accredited by a US Department of Education recognized accrediting body.
Become a Certified
As an affiliate organization of Rincon Family Services, New Hope School o was designed to equip students to live with purpose and to serve their communities by offering hope as they excel in the counseling fields of addictions, domestic violence and dual disorders
See here current Open Positions that require these certifications
CADC Certification Description: A program that prepares individuals to provide evaluations, referrals, and short-term counseling services to help people prevent or remediate personal problems, conflicts, and emotional crises. Includes instruction in human development, psychopathology, individual and group counseling, personality theory, career assessment, patient screening and referral, observation and testing techniques, interviewing skills, professional standards and ethics, and applicable laws and regulations
What can I expect? This program is an Accredited Training Program by The Illinois Certification Board (ICB), to prepare students be competent in the 12 basic core functions to become a certified alcohol and drug addictions counselor (CADC).
Training is composed of 12 different modules related to each core function of competency. Each module is 5 weeks in length. There is one module that is four weeks in length, but there is an additional one-week mandatory seminar on HIV and AIDs that creates the full 5-week structure.
Duration: 346 Clock Hours +
300-hour internship is also part of the program and a prerequisite to obtaining your CADC, in addition to the written exam, as required by IAODAPCA.
CODP Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder Professional
This is a program that prepares individuals to provide evaluations, referrals, and short-term counseling services to people in order to help prevent or remediate personal problems, conflicts, and emotional crises. These instructions include human development, psychopathology, individual and group counseling, personality theory, patient screening and referral, interviewing skills, professional standards and ethics, and applicable laws and regulations.
What can I expect? This course provides a comprehensive understanding about the effective diagnostic and treatment of clients with concurrent mental disorders and chemical dependency. The pathologies of both fields reflect the necessities of integrative services offered in diverse health institutions such as hospitals and community health services
Duration: 190 clock hours of training +
2000 hours (1 year) of paid qualified experience