Become part of the treatment team. Experience Ohio’s only two-year program that prepares you for licensure as a chemical dependency counselor. Gain practical experience through immersion in residential, diversion, outpatient and prevention practicum sites where you will gain hands on real world professional experience.
The Addiction Counseling program prepares students to enter the field as Chemical Dependency Counselors who wish to work within the fields of chemical dependency, criminal justice and corrections. Students can also enter the field as Chemical Dependency Counselors working in a wide variety of environments including outpatient, residential, inpatient, and community based settings. This program is particularly suited to those students who primarily wish to enter the workforce upon completion of their associate degree. However, in addition to preparing students to enter the workforce, this program also prepares students to continue their education in the fields of counseling, education and human services at four-year colleges.
This program is particularly suited to those students who primarily wish to enter the workforce upon completion of their associate degree. However, in addition to preparing students to enter the workforce, this program also prepares students to continue their education in the fields of counseling, education and human services at four-year colleges.
The following outcomes are skills, behaviors and attitudes cultivated in students seeking the Associate of Technical Study in Addiction Counseling:
Hocking College offers the Addiction Counseling degree and a certificate program in Addiction Counseling.
Both programs provide students with the classroom training hours and supervised clinical internship hours required to apply for the licensure exam offered by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Board as Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors, following successful completion of the licensure exam and fulfilling the work hour requirements of the licensing board. The programs also meet the licensure recommendations of the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium, which sets the international standards for competency based chemical dependency counselors.
Total Credit Hours:
|Estimated Course Fees:
Class Hours: 51.0
Total Credit Hours:
Estimated Course Fees:
Class Hours: 51.0
|COURSE NO.||FIRST SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|ADDC-1110||Principles of Addiction||3.00||2.00||4.00||$175.00|
|ADDC-1210||Theories of Addiction & Clinical Ethics||2.00||2.00||3.00||$175.00|
|ENGL-1510||English Composition I||4.00||0.00||4.00||$50.00|
|COURSE NO.||SECOND SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|ADDC-1286||Chemical Dependency Lab Orientation||2.00||2.00||3.00||$275.00|
|ENGL-2123||English Composition II: Contemp Issues||3.00||0.00||3.00||$40.00|
|COURSE NO.||THIRD SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|ADDC-2214||Theory & Practice of Group Counseling||3.00||2.00||4.00||$175.00|
|ADDC-2212||Individual & Relational Counseling||3.00||2.00||4.00||$175.00|
|ADDC-2287||Chemical Dependency Practicum I||2.00||7.00||3.00||$275.00|
|ADDC-2224||Multiculturalism and Prevention Issues||2.00||2.00||3.00||$175.00|
|COURSE NO.||FOURTH SEMESTER||Class Hours||Lab Hours||Credit Hours||Course Fee|
|ADDC-2250||Clinical Case Management||3.00||2.00||4.00||$215.00|
|ADDC-2288||Chemical Dependency Practicum II (SL)||2.00||7.00||3.00||$275.00|
|HUM-2203||Introduction to Ethics||3.00||0.00||3.00||$15.00|
|Class Hours: 13.00||Lab Hours: 4.00||Cost: $495.00|
|Class Hours: 11.00||Lab Hours: 8.00||Cost: $847.00|
|Class Hours: 13.00||Lab Hours: 13.00||Cost: $815.00|
|Class Hours: 14.00||Lab Hours: 9.00||Cost: $560.00|
Job growth is strong in this field, with an expected increase of 34 percent in the number of Ohio jobs in the next 10 years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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