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 Good News: SRU graduate joins inaugural class of Pa. addiction counselors 

 

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SRU Good News for Feb. 17, 2010

 

SRU graduate joins inaugural class of Pa. addiction counselors

Charlie Fischer, a 1984 Slippery Rock University master's degree graduate in counseling psychology, has been recognized by the Pennsylvania Certification Board as a member of the first class of certified addictions counselors in Pennsylvania.

Fischer, an addictions counselor at Sharon Regional Health System's Behavioral Health Services, has more than 30 years service at Sharon Regional. His work includes service on substance abuse counseling teams, outpatient counseling and an intensive outpatient program known as "New Directions."

 He earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from Allegheny College and is a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania. He is also an internationally licensed alcohol and drug counselor and is pursuing certification for gambling counseling through the Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Programs.

 

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.

 

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