Catalog 2023-24 
    Oct 04, 2023  
Catalog 2023-24

Addiction Studies Career Pathway Certificate

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Less-Than-One-Year Certificate of Completion

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.

Program Requirements

Number of credit hours necessary for completion: 19



For information about placement in a writing course, please refer to the: Writing Pathway .

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