2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Addictions Specialist (AS41) Certificate

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Program Description:

The Addictions Specialist Certificate is a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to work with substances abusers in a variety of settings, including outpatient, inpatient, and rehabilitation programs. The Certificate includes combination of coursework and hands-on experience through the Internship course. This will prepare students for entry-level positions in the substance abuse field and can be used toward the hours required for the Georgia Certified Addiction Counselor.

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Required Courses (21 Credit Hours)

SOCW 2010Introduction to Case Management

3

SOCW 2140Addictions, Theories, and Treatments

3

SOCW 2020Human Behavior and the Social Environment

3

SOCW 2030Interviewing Techniques with I

3

SOCW 2050Group Work Intervention

3

SOCW 2080Social Work Field Practicum I

6

Total Credit Hours: 21 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation