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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Addictive Disorders Certificate

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Addictive disorders are plaguing our community more and more every day.  Being able to recognize addictive disorders, understand basic treatments, and how someone can advocate for change can be very impactful on our community.  This certificate will give the student the knowledge and tools to begin to make that impact.  Topics covered in the certificate include, but are not limited to, addiction, psychopharmacology, advocacy, crisis intervention, and drugs and society.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the historical development and scope of human services.
  • Define the human service systems, which include individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities within the society and their interaction.
  • Apply skills, strategies, and techniques for service delivery.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and analyze service needs, plan appropriate services and intervention strategies for various populations, implement services, and evaluate outcomes of services.
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills that represent competence and professionalism in the human services field.
  • Differentiate between the various addiction disorders as well as substances that can lead to addiction.

Curriculum for a Certificate in Addictive Disorders

General Education Core 12
Addictive Disorders Core 18
Total Credit Hours Required 30

Program Disclaimer

This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year.  Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs.  BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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