This course will walk you through the various courses required for certification in most states as a criminal justice addictions counselor.  Please be aware that state requirements differ.  We have done our best to include everything (and more) that you will need, but it is up to the student to verify state requirements.

  • Dynamics of Addiction and Criminal Behavior
  • Origins of Criminal Behavior Biological, Situational and Learning Factors
  • Mental Health Issues in Jails and Prisons
  • Dr. David Kosson : Psychopathy, Antisocial Personality Disorder, and Underlying Mechanisms
  • Understanding the Criminal Personality 2013 Rev. Eric Schilllo presents at the 2012 LCMS Prison Ministry Conference
  • Addiction Overview
  • Theories of Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Patterns of Addiction and Sociological Impact
  • Triggers and Cravings
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Behind Bars II: Substance Abuse and America‚Äôs Prison Population by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
  • Counseling Addicted Offenders: Thinking for Change Best Practice
  • SAMHSA TIP 41 Substance Abuse Group Counseling
  • SAMHSA TIP 42 Counseling Persons with Co-Occurring Disorders
  • SAMHSA TIPs 46 & 47 Issues in Intensive Outpatient Treatment
  • SAMHSA TIP 44: Addictions Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System
  • SAMHSA TIP 50 Addressing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment
  • SAMHSA TIP 51 Addiction Treatment and the Special Needs of Women
  • Overview of Sex and Porn Addiction