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Addiction Counselor

 
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Technical Certificate

Dean: Dr. Cherilee Walker

Program Coordinator: Dr. Thomas C. Hall

The Certificate Program is available to students already holding an Associate or higher degree. The intent of the certificate is to supplement previous education with additional core knowledge in Addiction Counseling.

Since the transferability of courses will vary depending on the specific four-year institution, it is strongly recommended that if students are intending to transfer to a four-year institution, they must consult with the transfer institution and with their respective KCKCC advisor before enrolling in order to determine the transferability of their courses. It is the student's responsibility to follow the transfer requirements established by his/her transfer institution.

General Education Requirements

College Requirement - All first time degree-seeking students who score 73 or above on the COMPASS reading exam are required to take HUDV0100, First Year Experience. All degree-seeking students who score below 73 on the COMPASS reading exam will take HUDV0101, Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning. (See exemptions)

Course Number
Course Title
Hours
Certificate Requirements
ADCN0101 Introduction to Addictions
3
ADCN0106 Individual Counseling Methods
3
ADCN0203 Culturally Informed Counseling
3
ADCN0204 Family Therapy
3
ADCN0205 Ethics: Addition Counseling
3
ADCN0206 Problem and Compulsive Gambling
4
ADCN0209 Pharmacology: Addiction Counseling
3
ADCN0210 Group Dynamics and Addictions I
3
ADCN0221 Counseling and Services Coordination
3
ADCN0250 Field Practicum I*
3
ADCN0251 Field Practicum II*
3
PSYC0297 Abnormal Psychology
3
Total
37
 
Total hours required for an Addiction Counselor Technical Certificate
37

*See course description for prerequisite.