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Addiction Studies CCC

Addiction Studies Overview (6392)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

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

Program Description

The Addiction Studies college credit certificate will provide a quicker and less intensive route for practitioners in the field to obtain their addiction certification provided by the Florida Certification Board. In addition, the college credit certificate provides a vital workforce development initiative to aid students and community agencies in obtaining certification, with increases in salary and employment.

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 18 months 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 in the addictions field as substance abuse counselors, human services practitioners, chemical dependency practitioners, addictions specialists, and social services practitioners or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

Career Path Notes

The Addiction Studies CCC provides a route for practitioners in the field to obtain their addictions professional certification provided by the Florida Certification Board.

Credits earned in this certificate program will transfer into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Human Services-Addiction Studies.

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:

Required Courses (Credits: 24)

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

PSY2012Introduction to Psychology (AA)

3 Credits

PSY2012: Students will need to provide adequate English and Reading placement test scores or complete ENC1101 before enrolling in this course.

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 9)

HUS1001Introduction to Human Services (AA)

3 Credits

HUS1302Counseling and Interviewing (AS)

3 Credits

PSY2012Introduction to Psychology (AA)

3 Credits

PSY2012: Students will need to provide adequate English and Reading placement test scores or complete ENC1101 before enrolling in this course.

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 9)

HUS1424Counseling the Chemically Dependent Person (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1421Assessment and Treatment Planning In Addictions (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1423Group Counseling In Substance Abuse (AS)

3 Credits

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Credits: 6)

HUS1440Family Issues In Chemical Dependency (AS)

3 Credits

HUS1450Dual Diagnosis (AS)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 24