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Human Services: Addiction Studies Advanced

Award Type: Certificate of Accomplishment

This certificate of accomplishment provides advanced knowledge and skills in addiction studies.

The graduate of the Certificate of Accomplishment in Human Services: Addiction Studies Advanced will:

  • Explain how family systems are affected by addiction in a family member, and describe the symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder.
  • Describe how at least two drugs to which people may become addicted affect the human brain.
  • Describe and be prepared to provide the core competencies of an addiction counselor.
  • Name and describe two mental disorders that often co-occur with substance use disorders.

Program Requirements

A total of 12 units is required for the certificate.

Required core courses (12 units):

Course Number Course Title Units
HUSV 106 Family Systems, Addiction & Trauma 3.0
HUSV 111 Addiction Treatment and Recovery 3.0
HUSV 132 Drugs, the Brain and the Body 3.0
HUSV 142 Co Occuring Disorders Engagement 3.0