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Addictions Counseling is a program that will help you understand the biological, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of addiction and recovery. Our faculty members are committed to providing you with a learning experience that will take you beyond basic educational theory to innovative evidence-based practices. They are experienced practitioners prepared to unfold the connection between theory, research and practice.

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Richard Hooker; MA, EdD Assoc Prof; Addictions Counseling richard.hooker@indwes.edu

Biography

Dr. Richard Hooker received his doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Cincinnati. Richard has over 23 years of clinical counseling experience. He is credentialed as a Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (LCAC) and Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Indiana and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC-S) and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor in Ohio. Richard is also credentialed as an International Certified Clinical Supervisor (ICCS). Richard came to IWU after serving 7 ½ years as a clinical supervisor of adolescent services on U.S. military installations in Germany and Italy. He and his wife Jennifer have two children.

Educational Background:

  • B.A., 1989, God's Bible School
  • M.A., 1993, Cincinnati Christian University
  • M.A., 1994, Cincinnati Christian University
  • Ed.D., 2001, University of Cincinnati

Interests

Richard’s research interests include dual diagnosis, military children and families, early intervention services, counselor performance, and program development and evaluation. Richard has developed the Pathways to Success (P2S) early intervention program that is provided by Addictions Counseling students for local at-risk adolescents.

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