Substance Abuse & Behavioral Disorder Counselors Needed

Job Summary

Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors advise people who suffer from alcoholism, drug addiction, eating disorders, or other behavioral problems. They provide treatment and support to help the client recover from addiction or modify problem behaviors.

Pay is at a median salary of $38,520


For a counselor training and education requirements are very detailed and ofter very by state but master's degree is usually required to become a licensed counselor. In an accredited mater's degree program, 48 to 60 semester hours of graduate study, including a period of supervised clinical experience in counseling, typically are required.