Addictions Counseling

Addiction counselors help individuals and families to deal with alcohol and drug treatment through services such as management, assessment, prevention education, crisis intervention, community resource referrals, individual/group counseling, stress management and relapse prevention.   Apply & Register Program Details

Addiction counselors help individuals and families to deal with alcohol and drug treatment through services such as management, assessment, prevention education, crisis intervention, community resource referrals, individual/group counseling, stress management and relapse prevention.

 


Degree/Certificate:
Certificate of Achievement
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ADD-101 Introduction to Addictions 3
HSR-101 Introduction to Human Services 3
HSR-103 Introduction to Counseling 3
HSR-105 Group Dynamics 3
    12
Code Course Credits
Second Semester
ADD-102 Professional Development in Addictions Counseling 3
ADD-111 Psycho-Social Aspects of Alcoholism & Drug Addiction 3
ADD-112 Assessment & Treatment of Alcoholism & Drug Addiction 3
HSR-102 Social Work Processes 3
    12
  Total Minimum Credits 24
These 8 courses meet educational requirements for NJ State Certifications and Licensing in Alcohol and Drug Counseling.

Program Goals

  • To provide a formal educational path within higher education
    for students who want a human service career in addictions
    counseling.
  • To provide training in order to facilitate entry-level
    employment.
  • To upgrade the marketability skills of students in the
    addictions field.
  • To prepare students to apply for licensure as a Clinical Alcoholand Drug Counselor (CADC) granted by the N.J. State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Certification

Upon completion, students will be eligible to sit for written exam.

Special Program Information

Additional Clinical hours required for certification.

Employment Opportunities

  • Drug and alcohol counselor
  • Job coach
  • Intake worker
  • Public health educator
  • Rehabilitation counselor
  • Crisis intervention worker
  • Group facilitator
  • Life skills counselor
  • Youth worker counselor
  • Caseworker/Case manager

Contact Person

Professor LeRoy Stanford, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4546
email: lstanford@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

51.1501

Program Code

ADD.CA