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Description of Program

Program Length

Requirements

Certificates/Degree Outline

Course Descriptions

Idaho Board of Alcohol/Drug Counselor's Certification, Inc.
(IBADCC)

 

Description of Program

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.

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Program Length

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.

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Requirements

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:
Mary Christy
College of Southern Idaho
PO Box 1238
Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238

1. CSI application. Submitted to the Records department, with a copy to Mary Christy.
2. High School transcript, G.E.D., or college transcript.
3. Compass Assessment - your scores determine placement in math, reading, English, spelling and vocabulary. The pre-assessment can be taken in the Academic Development Center, Meyerhoeffer Building or in the outreach centers: Mini-Cassia (Burley), Northside (Gooding), and Blaine (Hailey).
4. Program application. Submitted to Mary Christy.
5. Resume and cover letter (letter of intent to apply for the program). Submitted to Mary Christy.
6. three (3) personal references completed and submitted to Mary Christy. Reference forms are in program booklet. Family members are excluded from submitting a reference.

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Certificates/Degree Outline
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Contact Information and Location:
Contact Person: Mary Christy
HSHS Building 132
315 Falls Avenue PO Box 1238
Twin Falls, ID 83303-1238
Phone: 208-732-6713 or 800-680-0274 , ext. 6713
Fax: 208-736-4743 (This is a shared fax. Please use a cover sheet.)
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