Mandel School program earns accreditation

The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences’ Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) curriculum is now accredited by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board of Ohio. The accreditation process, led by associate professors Lenore Kola and Kathleen Farkas, included a review and a site visit evaluation. The accreditation indicates that the AODA curriculum meets the formal master’s degree education requirements for the top level of licensed independent chemical dependency counselors in Ohio.