Substance Abuse Counseling Technical Certificate

Academic Map

Academic Roadmap

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Notes Credits mc
HSER 1450 
Orientation to Function
of Subs Abuse CounselorSuccessive Courses
   3
HSER 1700
Adult DevelopmentSuccessive Courses
   3
HSER 1500
Counseling Theories
   3
HSER 1820 
The Skilled Helper: Techniques & Strategies
   3
HSER 1510 
Principles of Substance Abuse Education
   3
Semester Credits    15  

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Notes Credits mc
HSER 1520
Methods of Subs Abuse TreatmentSuccessive Courses
 Prereq: HSER 1500 3
HSER 1850 
Group Facilitation SkillsSuccessive Courses
 Prereq: HSER 1820 3
HSER 1550
Ethics for Subs Abuse Counselor
  3
Semester Credits   9  

 

To stay on track, these courses must be taken in order.

  

  

 

General Advising Notes

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2019-2022

This program is not designed to transfer.

General Advising Notes

Students completing this program, including the recommended elective, will earn 100 percent of the education hours required by the State of Tennessee for state licensure as a substance abuse counselor. This training program does not include the state's required work experience component for licensure. Becoming a state licensed substance abuse counselor greatly enhances career opportunities in this field. This training program has been approved for counselor licensure credit by the Tennessee Alcohol and Drug  Credentialing Board. 

ENGL1010 and ENGL 0810
ACAD 1100 and READ 0810
MATH 1530 and MATH 0530

 

Milestone Courses

Based on prior students’ experience, students who do well in these courses are more likely to graduate on time in this program

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