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.

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100% Online

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

ACT/SAT, Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score