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HST: Addiction & Recovery Studies (A4538E) (ONLINE)

The Human Services Technology/Addiction and Recovery Studies concentration prepares students to assist in drug and alcohol counseling, prevention-oriented educational activities, rehabilitation with recovering clients, managing community-based programs, counseling in residential facilities, and pursuit of four-year degrees.

Course work includes classroom and experiential activities oriented toward an overview of chemical dependency, psychological/sociological process, the twelve Core Functions, intervention techniques with individuals in groups, and follow-up activities with recovering clients.

Graduates should qualify for positions as substance abuse counselors, DWI counselors, halfway house workers, residential facility employees, and substance education specialists. With educational and clinical experiences, graduates can obtain certification by the North Carolina Addiction Specialist Professional Practice Board.


Addiction & Recovery Studies (ONLINE) Semester Schedule

First Year - Fall Semester

ACA 122 College Transfer Success Credits: 1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Credits: 3
HSE 110 Introduction to Human Services Credits: 3
HSE 123 Interviewing Techniques Credits: 3
PSY 150 General Psychology Credits: 3
SAB 110 Substance Abuse Overview Credits: 3
    Credits: 16

First Year - Spring Semester

ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines Credits: 3
HSE 112 Group Process I Credits: 2
HSE 125 Counseling Credits: 3
SAB 120 Intake and Assessment Credits: 3
SOC 210 Introduction to Sociology Credits: 3
  Other Major Course I** Credits: 2-3
    Credits: 16-17

Second Year - Fall Semester

PSY 241 Developmental Psychology Credits: 3
SAB 125 Substance Abuse Case Management Credits: 3
SAB 135 Addictive Processes Credits: 3
SOC 213 Sociology of the Family Credits: 3
  Other Major Course II** Credits: 2-3
  Other Major Course III** Credits: 2-3
    Credits: 16-18

Second Year - Spring Semester

HSE 210 Human Services Issues Credits: 2
HSE 225 Crisis Intervention Credits: 3
SAB 240 Substance Abuse Issues in Client Services Credits: 3
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I Credits: 1
WBL 115 Work-Based Learning Seminar I Credits: 1
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* Credits: 3
  Other Major Course IV** Credits: 2-3
  Math Option*** Credits: 3-4
    Credits: 18-20