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 II 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 II focus on advanced theories and techniques, family dynamics and relationships, and multicultural and diverse populations.
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 and caseworkers, welfare services, and adolescent and child services.
- 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