Printed on 1/28/2022

Program Availability *

Substance Use Disorder Counseling

Locations Spring 2022 Summer 2022 Fall 2022 Spring 2023
Appleton

Programs may be available at locations that are not listed here.

Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses. Please see the additional information section for details.

If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Key

Accepting applications for this term
Accepting paper applications only
Not accepting applications for this term

Estimated Cost

Costs may not include all books or all materials and supplies. Some textbook costs may be included in the estimated program cost.

$9,419.08*
Cost based on current tuition and fees
$375.00*
Additional materials and supplies
$1,512.85*
Textbooks

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply personal wellness strategies for the helping professions.
  • Counsel Clients.
  • Develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Develop professional relationships with client(s).
  • Display professional conduct in the clinical setting.
  • Evaluate client for SUD treatment.
  • Facilitate client referrals.
  • Manage Client Case(s).
  • Produce professional SUDC documentation.
  • Provide education relevant to substance use and recovery.

Accreditation

Fox Valley Technical College's AODA program is accredited by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Service (DSPS).

Admissions

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15; Catalog #: 94100100; Learn more at www.fvtc.edu/Assessment.

Additional Information

Students will be required to electronically submit clinical documentation, which includes immunizations and COVID vaccination, when accepted into core courses or clinical placement.

You will be required to complete a Caregiver Background Check prior to any internship or clinical experience.

This program may require professional licensure or certification; FVTC has determined that this program meets professional licensure requirements in the state of Wisconsin; however, FVTC has not determined if this program meets professional licensure requirements for other states.
Criminal activity reported will be communicated to healthcare agencies which provide student clinical and internship opportunities. Healthcare agencies have the legal right to deny a clinical or internship experience based on crimes committed. Completion of your program cannot be guaranteed if your criminal history precludes you from completing any clinical or internship experience.

Students must obtain a C grade in each required general education and core course. If a C grade is not obtained, you will be required to repeat the course.


Start anywhere. Many credits can apply toward future programs.

Beyond The Classroom

Student Clubs

There are over 45 different clubs and organizations available for students. Many clubs are directly related to programs offered at FVTC, so you can develop professional connections while meeting other students.

Student Resources

We’re here to help you succeed. You’ll find a broad network of support at Fox Valley Tech. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help.

Employment Services

Employment Connections is here to help you with your employment needs. Our services begin when you enroll as an FVTC student and continue throughout your employment career.

One-on-One Help

Let us guide you through the admissions process from beginning to end.

Email: admissionsspecialist@fvtc.edu
Phone: 920-735-4740
Text: 920-294-1738