This program is fully contained in the Human Services, AAS degree
Total Program Credits: 21
Estimated Program Length: Three terms
Offered by the Social Science Department, 541.463.5427
Career Pathway Certificate of Completion Requirements
Program Coordinator Susan Shipp, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean Philip Martinez
Purpose This Career Pathway Certificate 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, State certification also requires successfully completing a written exam, two years of sobriety prior to internship placement or employment in an addictions field, as well as 1000 hours of supervised client contact in an addictions setting. Three credits of HS 280 Cooperative Education may apply toward the supervised hours requirement.
Learning Outcomes Upon completion of the Career Pathway Certificate, Addiction Studies, students will be able to:
- Understand addiction.
- Conduct evaluations and assessments.
- Gain prevention and treatment knowledge.
- Demonstrate cultural competency in working with people from diverse backgrounds.
- Develop and demonstrate appropriate professionalism.
- Develop interview skills.
- Develop a plan of action using a strengths-based approach to coordinate services that align with level of care.
- Develop and apply documentation skills.
Advising Human Services advising team: Andi Graham and Ben Fisher at email@example.com or 541-463-3800.
Cooperative Education (Co-op) Contact Christina Salter Co-op Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-463-5813.
Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022
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Estimated Program Cost
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*Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.