Academic Catalog

Addictions Counseling, Certificate of Completion

This program of study is the mandatory core of alcohol and drug counseling courses designed to prepare the student for becoming credentialed in New Jersey as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. These specialized courses are approved by the State of New Jersey Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiner’s Alcohol and Drug Counseling Committee and by the Addictions Professional Certification Board of New Jersey for the required 270 education hours.

ENGL 151English I3
PSYC 172General Psychology3
or SOCI 181 Introduction to Sociology
ALDC 101Addictions Disorders and Recovery Supports3
ALDC 102Addictions Counseling: Professional Responsibilities3
ALDC 105Addiction Counseling Skills 1 3
ALDC 106Assessing Addictive Disorders 1 3
ALDC 107Addiction Counseling Methodolgy 2 3
ALDC 108Addiction Counseling Client Education 2 3
Total Credit Hours24