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Addiction Counseling Certificate Requirements

Total Credit Hours: 24 credit hours
Award: Certificate

Addiction Counseling Certificate Requirements

Entrance Requirements:
1. Attendance at a program information session. Call 410-777-7318 for schedule. Detailed information regarding program, profession, and academic requirements will be discussed. 
2. Eligibility for ENG 111 or ENG 115 or ENG 121.
3. Successful completion of a criminal background check.

Program Requirements:
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all human services courses. Coursework includes requirement of 100 hours of unpaid clinical fieldwork in a community addiction agency to complete the program. Prior to enrolling in the fieldwork course, students must successfully complete HUS 101: Human Service Ethics in Practice with a grade of C or better and meet with Sara Meinsler, Human Services Department Fieldwork Coordinator.

Certificate Requirements: 24 credits

HUS 101 - Human Service and Addiction Counseling Ethics in Practice (3)
HUS 102 - Physiologic Aspects of Chemical Dependence (3)
HUS 114 - Beginning Counseling and Assessment Techniques (3)
HUS 115 - Fieldwork: Beginning Counseling and Assessment Techniques (3)
HUS 130 - Introduction to Family Counseling (3)
HUS 140 - Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling: Co-occurring Disorders (3)
HUS 141 - Group Dynamics (3)
HUS 200 - Addiction Treatment Delivery (3)

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