Mar 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Human Services: Addiction Studies, CPC

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Length: 24 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost: $4,369

  • Resident Tuition: $3,180*
  • Technology Fee: $312
  • General Student Fees: $407**
  • Online Course Fee: $20 (if applicable) 
  • Books/Course Materials: $450 (Some courses use Open Educational Resources (OER), which are free or low-cost materials.)

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at

Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives).

**General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, or at one of the outreach centers or by distance learning. 

*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.

**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

This program is designed for students who are interested in career enhancement and certification in addiction counseling. Students completing this Career Pathway Certificate fulfill the 150 hours of drug and alcohol education required by the Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) for a CADC I (Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor). State certification also requires successfully completing 1000 hours of supervised practice and a written exam. State certification requires a statement of recovery from individuals in recovery from a Substance Use Disorder; a Letter of Recovery Verification is needed for the CADC application. Many internship placements and employment settings also have a two-year requirement.

Three credits of HS 280 - Cooperative Education: Human Services  may apply toward the supervised hours requirement.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

PLO 1 - Practice professional and ethical standards inherent in the human services field
PLO 2 - Utilize skills of attending behavior, active listening, effective questioning techniques that align with theoretical orientations in the helping fields, while working with both individuals and groups
PLO 3 - Exhibit competence in working with people from diverse backgrounds
PLO 4 - Conduct various assessments with regard to eligibility, service needs and problem resolution, commonly used in the human services field
PLO 5 - Develop a plan of action for clients using a strengths-based approach to link people with community resources
PLO 6 - Utilize technology and digital resources for educational and career purposes
PLO 7 - Exhibit and apply knowledge of substances of abuse, the process of addiction, prevention and treatment

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

Program Core courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted. HS 150 - Personal Effectiveness for Human Service Workers  is required, and HS 226 - Ethics and Law  is recommended, prior to enrollment in Cooperative Education.


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