2024-2025 Catalog 
    Apr 15, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

Chemical Dependency Counseling, Certificate

Program Code: CDC.CERT.CCD

This program provides students who have earned an associate degree or higher in a health or human services counseling field from a regionally-accredited college or university with specialized training in chemical dependency counseling. In order to graduate, students must obtain a grade of “C” or better in all chemical dependency counseling and psychology courses.


* This course has a prerequisite.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the medical aspects of chemical dependency and treatment;
  2. Explain and practice the theories and techniques of counseling and therapy (individual, group and family);
  3. Apply addiction treatment delivery practices through participation in authentic field experiences;
  4. Identify basic psychological concepts, theories and developments related to human and abnormal behavior; and
  5. Describe and demonstrate adherence to the ethical standards of client welfare.