Addiction Studies (6392)
Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
The Addiction Studies college credit certificate will provides a quicker and less intensive route for practitioners in the field to obtain their addiction certification provided by the Florida Certification Board. In addition, the college credit certificate provides a vital workforce development initiative to aid students and community agencies in obtaining certification, with increases in salary and employment.
- Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
- Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
The program can be completed in 18 months if you attend full time.
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.
For More Information
Suzie Duff, duffs@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 868-3461.
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|Required Courses||Credits: 24|
|HUS1001||Introduction to Human Services||3|
|HUS1302||Counseling and Interviewing||3|
|HUS1421||Assessment and Treatment Planning in Addictions||3|
|HUS1423||Group Counseling in Substance Abuse||3|
|HUS1424||Counseling the Chemically Dependent Person||3|
|HUS1440||Family Issues in Chemical Dependency||3|
|PSY2012||General Psychology *||3|
|Total Program Credits: 24|
|*Students will need to provide adequate English and Reading placement test scores or complete ENC1101 before enrolling in this course.|
This program is designed to prepare students for employment in the addictions field as substance abuse counselors, human services practitioners, chemical dependency practitioners, addictions specialists, and social services practitioners or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.
Career Path Notes
The Addiction Studies CCC provides a route for practitioners in the field to obtain their addictions professional certification provided by the Florida Certification Board.
Credits earned in this certificate program will transfer into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Human Services-Addiction Studies.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/