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2021-2022 Catalog 
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Substance Abuse Certificate

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Additional information available on the Social Services Technician Department website.

Students will gain generalized knowledge of Social Work to include specific coursework in Substance Abuse Identification and treatment used in modern Social Work. This certificate includes field experience through a social work internship.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Substance Abuse certificate program, students should be able to:

  • Discuss various issues related to working with people who exhibit substance or alcohol abuse
  • Develop a social history and assessment of client strengths and initial action plan
  • Apply social work values and ethics in the helping relationship, including sensitivity to issues of diversity, spirituality, and welfare policies
  • Implement case management plans, including linking clients to needed services

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