Alcohol & Drug CounselorCareer Pathway CertificateProgram code: CC.ALDRUGCOUNSLRThe Alcohol & Drug Counselor Pathway Certificate prepares students to sit for the certification examination offered by the Addiction Counselor Certification Board. The coursework is appropriate both for new students to the field, and those wishing to update their skills or seek additional certification. The certificate provides the 150 educational hours required by the certification board. Students can also opt to add a CWE component that will partially fulfill the 1000 required practicum hours. Qualifying for the CADC I certificate is a stepping stone for students who want to work now, but may also be thinking of pursuing further education in the future. More information about certification can be found at www.accbo.comPROGRAM OUTCOMESUpon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:demonstrate appropriate interviewing skills in an assessment or treatment setting,articulate the ethics required for effective work in the substance abuse field,recognize the signs of common substance abuse disorders,discuss the impact of drug use and abuse on society and the public heath.CAREERSThis program prepares students to work in a variety of human service settings, including both inpatient and outpatient treatment programs, programs for the homeless, and a variety of community agencies.For information contact Yvonne Smith, 503-594-3207 or firstname.lastname@example.orgALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELOR CAREER PATHWAY CERTIFICATECOURSE CreditsHE-151 Body and Drugs I 3HE-255 Body and Alcohol 3HS-103 Ethics for Human Service Workers 2HS-156 Interviewing Theory and Techniques 3HS-211 HIV, TB, and Infectious Diseases 1HS-216 Group Counseling Skills 3 Credits required for certificate 15Information from the 2015-2016 catalog.