Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Education, Human Services, and Criminal Justice Department | CC - Certificate of Completion | 1 year

Join the Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certificate program at Clackamas Community College and learn how to counsel others as they combat substance abuse or addiction.


The Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certificate program will prepare you to assist others as they fight the battle of substance abuse or addiction. Drug and alcohol abuse leave lasting effects on the human mind and body; we can supply you with the knowledge on how to help others combat them and achieve a healthy way of life. This certificate fulfills the education requirements for those seeking the Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor I certification.

Alcohol and Drug Counselor Certificate

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Descriptions and Outcomes

Alcohol & Drug Counselor Core Requirements

Complete the following requirements
  • HE-163
  • B&d I: Into to Abuse & Addictn
  • 3
  • HE-164
  • Body & Drugs II: Alcohol
  • 3
  • HS-103
  • Ethics-Human Service Workers
  • 2
  • HS-104
  • Diagnstic Crtia in Add. Trtmnt
  • 1
  • HS-156
  • Conducting Human Service Inter
  • 3
  • HS-211
  • HIV,TB & Infectious Diseases
  • 1
  • HS-216
  • Group Counseling Skills
  • 3
Total Credits Required: 16