Course Detail
Course Components:
Field Work
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Training.
Course Attribute:
Professional and Community Education
Course provides students with the key concepts and proficiency skills necessary to serve as substance abuse counselors in their practicum placements an din the field upon graduation. These include the twelve core functions of substance abuse counseling and a thorough understanding of prevention strategies. Students are provided with supervised field experience with alcohol/drug cases in a community substance abuse services agency. Students will be required to apply the key concepts of this course series and will demonstrate an understanding and proficient level of skill in the twelve core functions of substance abuse counseling. Students are required to complete the remaining 200 field hours of their practicum requirement.