Certificate of Completion in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Level I
Rio Salado College
This program at Rio Salado College is designed to launch students' careers in social work, counseling, mental health, psychology or rehabilitation. Expert faculty help students develop unmatched skills necessary for assisting chemically dependent persons to alleviate their addictions. Coursework focuses on the recovery process, relapse factors, family dynamics, various intervention models and professional ethics.
The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Level I program is designed to prepare individuals with the skills necessary to become an addictions and substance use disorders professional, as well as provide continuing education to current professionals. Courses in the Certificate of Completion in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Level I focus on theories and techniques, ethics, communication skills, interviewing and documentation, and recovery and relapse.
Since substance abuse affects the lives of so many people in so many ways, there is a need for people trained in chemical dependency to work in many fields of employment, which may include Human resources, Civil courts, Criminal justice, Education, Social-service case managers & caseworkers, Welfare services, and Adolescent & child services.
Degree Level: Certificate
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accelerated Degree: No
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
High school graduate from a regionally accredited school or GED equivalent. 18 years of age or older or a transfer student in good academic standing. Official transcripts.
Licensing and requirements vary by state. While Rio Salado is a SARA approved institution to provide distance education, students should check their resident state’s authorization prior to enrollment.
Rio Salado College is a community college located in Tempe, Arizona that was originally founded in 1967 as one of the 10 Maricopa County community colleges. Since 1996, the school has offered online classes and, starting in 2006, a majority of the courses have been transferred online. The school is recognized as a leader in Higher Education with specialization in distance learning and online education. Part of the mission of Rio Salado is to aim to transform the experience of learning through offering students choice, access, and flexibility; customized high quality learning designs; and personalized services and organizational responsiveness.
RSC offers online programs, certificates, academic certificates, and associate's degrees. Online education is one of the most prominent academic programs at the college.
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