The Human Services Technology/Substance Abuse 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
Coursework includes classroom and experiential activities oriented toward an overview of chemical dependency, psychological/sociological process, the twelve Core Functions, intervention techniques with individual in groups, and follow-up activities with recovering clients.
Graduates should qualify for positions as substance abuse counselor trainees, halfway house workers, residential facility employees, and substance education providers. With educational and clinical experiences, graduates can obtain certification by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Board.
For more information, contact the program coordinator, Cara Herrington, at 252-493-7654 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Substance Abuse Counselors
Halfway House Workers
Residential Facility Employees
Substance Abuse Education Providers
Introduction to Human Services
Group Process I
Orientation Lab I
Human Services Issues
Health Problems & Prevention
Substance Abuse Overview
Intake and Assessment
Substance Abuse Case Management
Substance Abuse Counseling
SAB Issues in Client Services
Sociology of the Family
Students will gain knowledge and skills related to the Substance Abuse field.