General Information About Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies
The Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies is dedicated to educating future leaders in addiction counseling in order to improve treatment and recovery outcomes from alcohol and drug addiction. The school will be successful in achieving its mission through Hazelden's clinical continuum of learning laboratories and internships, research capacity for evidence-based instruction through the Butler Center for Research, and teaching resources of Hazelden's scientific and professional staff. Vision The Graduate School will provide education for addiction counselors to serve those still suffering from alcohol and drug addiction, setting a standard for expertise in counselor practice. Values To actualize our mission and achieve our vision, the Graduate School embraces the following values: * Champion empathy, knowledge, and skills enabling students to treat the "whole" person as well as the illness of alcohol and drug dependency * Treat each person with dignity and respect * Promote Twelve Step fellowship as an effective method of sustaining therapeutic change * Be of service to the larger community * Advance innovation as a tool for continuous improvement * Foster a scientific and open environment for inquiry and learning * Advocate life-long learning as a standard for continued clinical competence Goals All graduates of the Graduate School will achieve the following learning outcomes: * Demonstrate competence in evidence-based and theoretical approaches to alcohol and drug dependency * Appreciate diversity as a clinical opportunity, based on individual differences including social, cultural, physical, and psychological implications of recovery * Facilitate a process of therapeutic change, including related factors such as family, environmental, and systemic issues * Apply data and research to improve clinical services and outcomes * Understand the ethical, moral, and legal implications of clinical practice Organizational Priorities Serving as a platform for the future, the Graduate School is charged with the following priorities: * Expand our enrollment to embrace greater diversity * Grow and manage our resources * Prepare students to succeed in a changing world * Deepen our public service commitments * Build our academic capacity
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Academic/career counseling service
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
- Master's degree
- Town: Distant
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 123 Native American 0.0 Asian 3.0 African American 1.0 Hispanic 2.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 0 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 70