The substance abuse counseling certificate will prepare students by promoting knowledge of alcoholism and drug abuse, to gain experience with alcohol and drug abuse counseling; assessment; clinical evaluations; treatment planning and case management, patient, family and community education (for alcohol and drugs, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, tobacco cessation, etc.); cultural competency and/or other co-existing issue and knowledge of appropriate ethics and responsibilities of a substance abuse counselor. Collectively this will prepare students for certification and as a Certified Drug and Alcohol counselor (CADC). This certification would allow for individuals to seek employment within the industry.
|SOC 129||Drug Use and Abuse in American Society||3|
|HST 115||Issues of Chemical Dependency in Family Systems||3|
|HST 140||Counseling Methods And Interviewing Techniques||3|
|HST 149||Addictions Counseling||3|
|SOC 103||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|HST 142||Counseling Methods and Interviewing Techniques II||3|
|HST 270||Practicum for Substance Abuse Counseling||6|