Nov 29, 2021  
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog 
2019-2020 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Addiction Studies, CPC

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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,

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 or 541-463-3800.

Cooperative Education (Co-op) Contact Christina Salter Co-op Coordinator, or 541-463-5813.

Job Openings and Wages Projected through 2022

See the Career Roadmap to learn more about jobs and wages.

Estimated Program Cost

Books   $500
Resident Tuition and General Student Fees   $2,500
  Total Estimated Cost $3,000

*Course fees may change during the year. See the online credit class schedule for fees assigned to courses.

Program Notes

Program Core Courses

CORE courses must be completed with a letter grade of C- or better. P/NP is not accepted.

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