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Alcohol/Drug Studies

ALCOHOL/DRUG STUDIES CERTIFICATE Certificate

Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select.

This certificate is designed to provide students with career preparation at the vocational certificate level in the field of substance abuse intervention and counseling for those preparing for careers in alcohol/drug counseling or other related human or social services fields. Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select.

REQUIRED COURSES: Units
HUMSV179 Legal/Ethical Issues in Human Services 3
HUMSV181 Alcohol/Drug Studies: Introduction 3
HUMSV182 Alcohol/Drug Program Modalities 3
HUMSV186 Alcohol/Drugs in the Family 3
HUMSV188 Alcohol/Drug: Medical Aspects 3
HUMSV190 Drugs: Use and Abuse 3
TAKE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING THREE COURSES: Units
HUMSV170 Introduction to Human Services 3
or
HUMSV189 Alcohol/Drug: Prevention and Intervention 3
or
PSYCH132 Counseling Techniques 3
Prior to field work courses, students must completeHUMSV 181 plus nine other units in Human Servicescourses required for the certificate with a grade of C or better.
REQUIRED FIELD WORK COURSES:THE FOLLOWING THREE COURSES ARE TO BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY: Units
HUMSV183 Alcohol/Drug Counseling I 3
HUMSV197A Alcohol/Drug: Intern Seminar I 1
HUMSV198A Alcohol/Drug Work Experience I 2 - 3
THE FOLLOWING THREE COURSES ARE TO BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY: Units
HUMSV184 Alcohol/Drug: Counseling II 3
HUMSV197B Alcohol/Drug: Intern Seminar II 1
WKEXP198B Alcohol/Drug: Field Work II 3
REQUIRED GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES: Units
ENGL015 Preparation for College Writing 4
or
ENGL101 Freshman Composition 4
PSYCH100 General Psychology 3
SOC100 Introduction to Sociology 3
COMMST100 Elements of Public Speaking 3
RECOMMENDED COURSE: Units
HUMSV205 AIDS: Practices, Processes, and Policy 2
Total Units 49 - 50

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