Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies
Developed in association with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, this certificate raises the quality of professionalism in counseling and follows a three-level, evidence-based approach to the critical issues that contribute to substance abuse.
Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W.Dr. Stan Weisner is director of Behavioral Health Sciences at UC Berkeley Extension and previously taught in UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare for several years. Weisner specializes in child, youth and family issues, and he currently serves on several local agency boards. He also has earned innovative teaching awards and has created nationally recognized, award-winning programs in counseling and psychotherapy and social services management.
"Projected 22% growth rate for substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors from now until 2024."
—Bureau of Labor Statistics