The Career Pathway Certificate in Addiction Studies prepares students in the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed for employment in the drug and alcohol treatment field as entry level counselors working under supervision in treatment centers. Students who complete these classes will be prepared to engage in the supervised hours required to take the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon (ACCBO) written examination. For students who plan to continue their education, credits earned transfer to the Addiction Studies one-year certificate and the Criminal Justice Associate of Applied Science degree.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the certificate, students will be able to:
Summarize the test standards and information in order to pass the Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor Level I examination.
Number of credit hours necessary for completion: 19