Program: Human Services
Option: Substance Abuse/Addiction
Contact: Dr. Herb Ziegler
Award: Associate of Applied Science Degree
Credits Required: 61
The Chesapeake College Human Services Degree – Substance Abuse/Addiction Option provides comprehensive training in substance abuse/addiction counseling for paraprofessionals new to or already employed in the human services field.
PROGRAM GOALS: The Human Services Degree – Substance Abuse/Addiction program will:
· Facilitate proficiency in content knowledge and skills for the college’s general education competencies.
· Prepare students for entry-level certification towards meeting the Maryland regulations for substance abuse counseling.
· Prepare students for entry-level substance abuse/addiction employment in a human service agency or for transfer to a Bachelor of Social Work program at a four-year institution.
The Human Services Degree – Substance Abuse/Addiction program is designed to provide training for paraprofessionals already employed in the field. The program will provide sufficient educational training to individuals who seek employment or who are upgrading their skills in the area of substance abuse/addiction. Human Services courses comprise the major part of the program. Students will also take courses in related subjects and general education. Students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.
NOTE: This program of study articulates with Salisbury University’s Bachelor of Social Work program offered through the Eastern Shore Higher Education Center. For more information, please contact the Chesapeake College Transfer Advisor.
(G. Ed.) General Education Program Requirement
Please note: This information is for planning purposes only. The list of courses may not be complete. Please contact an advisor to be sure that courses are applicable to your desired course of study.