Substance Use Disorder Treatment (SUD Tx) Certificate

Course Number Course Title CL LAB CR
Fall Semester
ADCL 120C Survey of Addictive Behavior and Treatment OR 3 0 3
ADCL 230C The Four Domains of the Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) 3 0 3
HSV 111C Introduction to Human Services 3 0 3
PSYC 105C Introduction to Psychology 3 0 3
Spring Semester
ADCL 120C Survey of Addictive Behavior and Treatment OR 3 0 3
ADCL 230C The Four Domains of the Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) 3 0 3
MHTH 187C The Helping Relationship 4 0 4
PSYC 220C Human Growth and Development 3 0 3
Total Credits 19

Curriculum for students entering program in 2019-20.

This six course, 19 credit Substance Use Disorder Treatment (SUD Tx) certificate can be completed in one year, two semesters. It provides graduates the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA's) to ensure they are prepared to ethically and competently fulfill the duties and responsibilities required for entry-level employment in various sectors of the SUD Tx profession.

  • This education also includes (1) an understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse populations which they will serve and (2) helps students develop a strong foundation for a lifetime of engaged employment and participation in a profession which urgently needs qualified and trained employable individuals.
  • To enhance employability after completing this certificate, graduates have the option of matriculating in the Addiction Counseling (ADCL) Associate Degree which includes field/practicum experience.

This certificate provides students with the essential employability qualities and attributes intended to prepare them to make important contributions to their workplaces.

  • communicators
  • thinkers and problem solvers
  • inquirers
  • collaborators
  • adaptable
  • principled and ethical
  • responsible and professional
  • learners

Financial Aid is not available for this program at this time.

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Admission Requirements

  1. Complete the online application or the PDF version for admission to NHTI.
  2. Have official transcripts forwarded to NHTI by secondary and postsecondary institutions previously attended.
  3. Applicants who have earned a high school equivalency certificate must submit a copy of the certificate, including scores, as well as official transcripts reflecting completed school work and grades prior to leaving school.
  4. Candidates required to have a personal interview with the Addiction Counseling Program Coordinator.
  5. See also General Admission Requirements:­admission-reguirements.

Additional Information

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Kelly Luedtke
Addiction Counseling Program Coordinator
(603) 271-6484 x4174

Michael O'Bryant
Human Service and Addiction Counseling Dept. Head
(603) 271-6484 x4269

31 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 230-4011

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