2022-2023 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.



Required Courses (21 Credit Hours)

SOCW 2010Introduction to Case Management


SOCW 2140Addictions, Theories, and Treatments


SOCW 2020Human Behavior and the Social Environment


SOCW 2030Interviewing Techniques with I


SOCW 2050Group Work Intervention


SOCW 2080Social Work Field Practicum and Seminar I


Total Credit Hours: 21 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation