Addiction Counselor - Short-Term Technical Certificate

Addiction Counselor Certificate

Short-Term Technical Certificate - Curriculum Code 5063

The Addiction Counselor Short-Term Technical Certificate has been designed to meet the needs of those persons who wish to help prevent substance abuse, counsel individuals and families with drug and alcohol problems, and perform intervention and therapeutic services for persons suffering from addiction. The courses include instruction in individual and group counseling skills, psychology of addiction, sociology, substance abuse identification methodologies, substance abuse treatment modalities, substance abuse prevention and treatment resources, pharmacology and behavioral aspects of abused substances, treatment evaluation, group dynamics, professional standards and ethics, and application law and regulation. A specialized practicum experience in the field of substance abuse is part of this program. The courses in the program meet the education requirements of the state of Ohio for certification as a Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant and may also be applied towards the Associate of Applied Science in Human Services degree. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

Fall Semester
ENGL 161 College Composition 3

HMSR 111

Principles of Interviewing 3
HMSR 191  Addiction Counseling I * 3
PSYH 151 Introduction to Psychology

3

SDEV 101  College 101 ^ 1
     
Spring Semester
HMSR 213  Group Work > 3
HMSR 291 Addiction Counseling II > 

3

HMSR 292 Addiction Counseling Practicum *#  

4

SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology

3

Total Semester Credit Hours   26

  1. > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
  2. * Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently.
  3.   All courses in this certificate requires a grade of "C" or better.
  4. # Student must successfully complete the interview and application process, criminal background check, and all prerequisites with a "C" or better. Student must have human services coordinator signature before registering for this course.
  5. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

Established   July 2013
Revised       

Effective       August 2013

Announcements

Register Now for Spring

Be a success! Register now for Spring Semester 2015. Classes begin January 20. Click here for the registration schedule.

Let us steel you away for $90K

The Steelworker for the Future® craft training degree program empowers you in two ways: It pays you to earn a degree, and it makes you employable upon graduation. Attend an information to learn more.  www.lorainccc.edu/steel.

Midterm Grades Now Available

Fall Semester students are encouraged to check midterm grades by logging into MyCampus going to the Student Center. Please refer to www.lorainccc.edu/grades for detailed instructions.

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
Click here to learn more and register.

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

Lorain County WIN

LCCC and the JVS have launched Lorain County WIN (Workforce Innovation Network), a new partnership providing workforce training to Lorain County. Learn more at www.loraincountywins.com.