This program is for graduates with an M.S.W. degree from an accredited School of Social Work who are seeking the required courses and field placement for certification as a school social worker in Illinois (Type 73 license).
People interested in public service, philanthropy and community-building work, regardless of their fields of specialization, benefit from participation in the program. Students gain professional skills and expertise in nonprofit management, strategic planning, utilization of foundation resources and grantmaking.
Loyola University Chicago’s School of Social Work is accredited by IAODAPCA as an Advanced Accredited Training Program, preparing social work students and practitioners to become Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselors (CADC).
Upon completion of the training program students are eligible to submit their application to IAODAPCA to take the CADC exam. A passing grade on the IAODAPCA-administered exam is required for official CADC certification.
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