The aim of the Program is to cultivate and promote interdisciplinary knowledge and research in the field of addictions. The curriculum will provide graduates with specialized knowledge that will help them to advance their career goals. The Program fosters a seamless integration of research and clinical training providing a balanced combination of theoretical knowledge, research experience and a supervised internship.
Graduates acquire the clinical knowledge and skills that are prerequisites for work in addiction counseling, psychology or clinical therapy in addiction prevention centers, psychiatric hospitals and clinics, in detoxification programs and in organizations that apply individual, family or group interventions for substance use / abuse and dependence. In addition, graduates will be able to work in research centers and organizations involved in epidemiological studies or in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of prevention programming in schools and communities.