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Helping substance abuse professionals stand out

The Specialty Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse (SPADA) at WMU continues to be a leader in the education of personnel in a variety of positions in alcohol and substance abuse treatment.
A certificate from WMU's nationally recognized College of Health and Human Services offers a distinct advantage in your career by enhancing employability in both the public and private sector.
Please join us for an information session:

On Tuesday May 21 attend an information session where you will speak with faculty and advisors about the SPADA program and how WMU can help you help others.

Please join us for an information session:

On Tuesday May 21 attend an information session where you will speak with faculty and advisors about the SPADA program and how WMU can help you help others.

Calendar Date
Tuesday, May 21
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Clock Time
5:30 to 7 p.m.
Push Pin Location
WMU-Lansing
210 West Shiawassee Street
Lansing, MIĀ 48901

Why SPADA at Western Michigan University

The SPADA program at WMU is the first university-based training clinic in Michigan to address the criminal justice population of substance abusers. Courses examine biological, psychological and sociological aspects of substance abuse, giving students a comprehensive perspective.

CADC and CAADC credentials

Work done in the program can be applied to the educational and field experience requirements for CADC and CAADC credentials. Refer to the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals for more information.

Who should apply

The certificate is for working professionals and graduate students in counselor education and counseling psychology, occupational therapy, psychology, public administration, biological sciences, social work, sociology, and other related disciplines.

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