The Addiction Studies curriculum consists of coursework focusing on the nature of substance abuse, the impact of substance abuse on the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual nature of the human being. Major courses include study of the individual, family and society, screening and assessment at the beginning of treatment and case management during the treatment phases. A counseling skills cures, ethics for Addiction Counselors and a fieldwork/practicum course complete the major coursework list. In addition, General Education coursework in communications, math and social science plus relevant electives enhance the curriculum.
This is a nine-month program beginning in August and ending May for core-curriculum leading to the Professional-Technical certificate. General Education courses and elective coursework complete the requirements. Students requiring classes prior to placement in the core classes must complete preparatory classes prior to beginning the program.
In order to apply for the program, the following items (1 through
6) should be on file in the Program Director's office. Items may be brought
to Mary Christy's office in the Aspen Building, CSI campus or sent to:
1. CSI application. Submitted to the Records department, with
a copy to Mary Christy.
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