Certificate of Completion in Addictions & Substance Use Disorders Level I
Rio Salado College

Program Details

Rio Salado College offers an online substance abuse counseling degree program, the Certificate of Completion in Addictions & Substance Use Disorders Level I.  This program is designed to launch students’ careers in social work, counseling, mental health, psychology, or rehabilitation.  You will gain the skills necessary to assist chemically dependent people with alleviating their addictions.  Courses focus on theories and techniques, communication skills, interviewing and documentation, and recovery and relapse.  The curriculum prepares students to help with:

  • Recovery processes
  • Relapse factors
  • Family dynamics
  • Intervention models
  • Professional ethics

Upon completion you will be prepared for careers in such settings as human resources, civil courts, criminal justice, education, social services, welfare services, and adolescent and child services.

Requirements

  • High school transcript or GED score
  • ACT/SAT or placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

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