Associate in Substance Abuse Counseling Assistant
Huntington Junior College

Program Details

The Associate in Substance Abuse Counseling Assistant is an online substance abuse counseling degree program from Huntington Junior College.  This program prepares students to assist a licensed counselor in case management of substance abuse treatment programs.  The curriculum teaches students to perform intakes, understand the role and ethics of counseling, and about the process of assessing clients.  You will also learn to implement and manage prevention and education programs and to understand treatment planning based on biopsychosocial assessment of an individual’s strengths, weaknesses, problems, and needs. 

Graduates possess knowledge of:

  • Cultural diversity as it applies to treatment planning of chemically dependent clients
  • Established professional codes of ethics as it related to substance abuse counseling
  • Civic engagement activity
  • Effective collaboration and communication
  • Creative thinking and critical reasoning skills


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Placement test

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission