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

Human Services Technology, Addiction and Recovery Studies Certificate (C4538E)


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The Human Services Technology/Addiction and Recovery Studies 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. 

Course work 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, DWI counselors, halfway house workers, residential facility employees, and substance education specialists. With educational and clinical experiences, graduates can obtain certification by the North Carolina Addiction Specialist Professional Practice Board.

NOTESThis certificate is designed for individuals who already hold a degree in a Human Services related field.  Students are encouraged to meet with a Human Services Technology Faculty Advisor before registering for courses in the Addiction and Recovery Studies certificate.  Upon completion of this certificate, students will be eligible to sit for Certification and/or Licensure for the North Carolina Addictions Specialists Professional Practice Board.  

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