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Human Services-Addiction Studies AS

Human Services-Addiction Studies Overview (2391)

Type of Award

AS - Associate in Science

Program Website

https://www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-education.aspx

Program Description

This program focuses on teaching broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the human services profession, with an emphasis on addictions. The content includes: personal awareness, history and present state of addictions, interdisciplinary addiction professional roles and functions, various treatment modalities, and therapeutic interventions. It will stress interpersonal communication, assessment, evaluation, working knowledge of DSM diagnostic criteria, etiology of addictions, psychopharmacology, and health and safety issues prevalent in the addictive populations.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

The program can be completed in two years if you attend full-time.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information

Dr. Suzie Duff, duffs@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3461

Employment Opportunities

This program is designed to prepare students for employment as clinical specialists, human services practitioners, chemical dependency practitioners, addictions specialists, substance abuse counselors, and social services practitioners, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

Career Path Notes

Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State's Bachelor of Science program in Human Services. For more information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/bachelors/.

In addition, courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities which allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.

The Human Services Addiction Studies A.S degree provides a route for practitioners in the field to obtain their addictions professional certification provided by the Florida Certification Board.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities, including job outlook and salary information, visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

General Education (Credits: 18)

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Humanities - Area II

3 credits

Any course from Mathematics - Area III

3 credits

PSY2012Introduction to Psychology (AA)

3 Credits

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Natural Sciences - Area IV, Tier 1 & 2

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:60

Any course from Natural Sciences - Area IV, Tier 1 & 2: BSC1005 Concepts of Biology recommended

Required Courses (Credits: 42)

CLP2001Personality Development and Adjustment (AA)

3 Credits

DEP2004Human Growth and Development (AA)

3 Credits

ENC1102College Composition 2 (AA)

3 Credits

HSC2100Health Concepts and Strategies (AA)

3 Credits

HUS1001Introduction to Human Services (AA)

3 Credits

HUS1302Counseling and Interviewing (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1421Assessment and Treatment Planning In Addictions (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1423Group Counseling In Substance Abuse (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1424Counseling the Chemically Dependent Person (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1440Family Issues In Chemical Dependency (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1450Dual Diagnosis (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1850CField Work/internship In Human Services 1 (AS)

3 Credits

HUS2851CField Work/internship In Human Services 2 (AS)

3 Credits

SYG2000Introduction to Sociology (AA)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 60

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 12)

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

PSY2012Introduction to Psychology (AA)

3 Credits

HUS1001Introduction to Human Services (AA)

3 Credits

HUS1424Counseling the Chemically Dependent Person (AS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 12)

HUS1302Counseling and Interviewing (AS)

3 Credits

SYG2000Introduction to Sociology (AA)

3 Credits

HUS1423Group Counseling In Substance Abuse (AS)

3 Credits

Any course from Mathematics - Area III

3 credits

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Credits: 12)

CLP2001Personality Development and Adjustment (AA)

3 Credits

DEP2004Human Growth and Development (AA)

3 Credits

ENC1102College Composition 2 (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Natural Sciences - Area IV, Tier 1 or 2

3 credits

Any course form Natural Sciences - Area IV, Tier 1 & 2: BSC1005 Concepts of Biology recommended

Term One - Fall (Year Two) (Credits: 12)

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

HUS1850CField Work/internship In Human Services 1 (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1440Family Issues In Chemical Dependency (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1450Dual Diagnosis (AS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year Two) (Credits: 12)

HUS2851CField Work/internship In Human Services 2 (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1421Assessment and Treatment Planning In Addictions (AS)

3 Credits

HSC2100Health Concepts and Strategies (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Humanities - Area II

3 credits

 

Total Credit Hours: 60