This Program is designed for students seeking employment immediately upon graduation rather than providing credits to transfer to a four-year degree. Emphasis is placed on courses which enable the student to gain theoretical knowledge important for working in the field and to apply concepts to meet their occupational objectives.
Upon completion of all requirements the student will be awarded an AAS (Associates in Applied Sciences) Degree. This program provides the necessary knowledge, skill and attitude development needed to be effective in the treatment of alcohol and other drug dependency and abuse. The program is designed to provide students that do not have prior experience in the field of Alcohol and Drug Counseling with a competency based educational program that meets certification standards and provides the foundation for continuing education in counseling.
The program’s goal is to provide the alcohol and drug treatment field with knowledgeable and skilled counselors. The objective is to meet the requirement and demand for addiction counselors and help graduates secure entry-level employment.
Your Future Within Reach
Your Future Within Reach
With financial assistance available to those who qualify, why put your exciting future as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor on hold?
Whether or not you have experience, call to find out more today. You will be one step closer to becoming an entry level Alcohol and Drug Counselor! Friendly and informative Enrollment Advisors are standing by with the answers to your questions.
Let InterCoast prepare you for the challenging, yet rewarding, career in Alcohol and Drug Counseling.
The curriculum is devoted to job-related subjects and tasks, which will enable you to focus solely on the major areas of interest and employment skills development.
Campuses are conveniently located and offer a flexible schedule of morning, afternoon, evening, and online classes.
Through the unique, InterCoast experience, you will be equipped to meet the highest expectations of your future employers through the course of study available. Don’t settle for less!
The InterCoast faculty is comprised of experienced industry veterans who possess job-related knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm in teaching. They are sensitive to your needs as a student and concerned for your progress. You will work with current resource materials, and learn counseling theories inside an atmosphere conducive to learning.
16 General Education Credits CreditBIO101 Human Biology 3ENG101 College English 3MAT101 College Mathematics 3PRO100 Professional Development 4SOC101 Intro to Sociology 3
|51 Core Credits||Credit|
|PSY101 Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PSY201 Developmental Psychology||3|
|AOD111 AOD Counseling Intro & Overview / Law & Ethics||5|
|AOD112 Physiology & Pharmacology of AOD / Personal Growth for Counselors||5|
|AOD113 Case Management||5|
|AOD114 Practice & Theory of Counseling||5|
|AOD115 Treatment & Relapse Prevention||5|
|AOD116 Professional Growth for Counselors||2|
|AOD220 Adolescent AOD Treatment & Prevention||2|
|MHR101 Community Mental Health||3|
|MHR102 Sexual Abuse, Trauma & Recovery / Crisis Identification & Resolution||3|
|AOD117 Clinical & Supervision I||4|
|AOD118 Clinical & Supervision II||6|
*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11