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

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

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 Addiction1 3
ADD-112 Assessment & Treatment of Alcoholism & Drug Addiction1 3
HSR-102 Social Work Processes2 3
    12
  Total Minimum Credits 24
1 Prerequisite: ADD-101
2 Prerequisite: HSR-101

Special Program Information

Additional Clinical hours required for certification.

Certification

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

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