CFCC 2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jun 18, 2024  
CFCC 2023-2024 Catalog & Student Handbook

Human Services Technology, Addiction and Recovery Studies(A4538E)

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The primary objective of the Human Services Technology,  Addiction and Recovery program is the development of competent human services professionals. The Human Services Technology, Addiction and Recovery concentration prepares students to assist in drug and alcohol counseling, prevention-oriented educational activities, rehabilitation with recovering clients, managing community-based programs, counseling in residential facilities, and pursuit of four-year degrees.

Coursework includes classroom and experiential activities oriented toward an overview of chemical dependency, psychological/sociological process, the twelve Core Functions, intervention techniques with individuals in groups, and follow-up activities with recovering clients.

Graduates should qualify for positions as substance abuse counselors, DUI counselors, halfway house workers, residential facility employees, and substance education specialists. With educational and clinical experiences, graduates can obtain certification by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Board.

General Education Requirements (15 credits)


Take 6 credits:

Humanities/Fine Arts

Take 3 credits:

Social/Behavioral Sciences

Take 3 credits:

Natural Sciences/Math

Take 3 credits:

Other Major Requirements (15-17 credits)

Required Subject Areas


Take 1 course:

Total Credits: 72-74 SHC

Recommended Course Sequence

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