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Note: some or all of the courses in the subjects marked as "Transfer" can be used towards a transfer degree: Associate of Science and Arts or Associate of Engineering Science at DACC. Transferability for specific institutions and majors varies. Consult a counselor for this information.

Areas of Study | Substance Abuse Counselor Training - 8 courses
SUBS215 Advanced Addictions Counseling (Fall) – 4.0 hours
Course Description: Continuation of basic clinical skills, including applications to special populations, dual diagnosis, sexuality and addiction, employee assistance programs, intervention planning, patient and community education.
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SUBS225 Dynamics of the Addicted Family (Fall) – 3.0 hours
Course Description: Building skills to deal with addicted families. Emphasis on dynamics of the family system, adult children of alcoholics, co-dependency, support groups, treatment issues, family intervention and recovery.
Notes [ C]

SUBS235 Substance Abuse Practicum I (Fall, Spring and Summer) – 2.0 hours
Course Description: Students receive 150 hours practical experience at an approved substance abuse treatment agency or center. Admission to practicum contingent upon consent of instructor.
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SUBS236 Substance Abuse Practicum Seminar I (Fall, Spring and Summer) – 1.0 hours
Course Description: Problem-solving, case presentation, self-evaluation, portfolio. Must be taken concurrently with Substance Abuse Practicum I.
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SUBS245 Substance Abuse Practicum II (Fall and Spring) – 4.0 hours
Course Description: Requires 300 hours practical experience in an approved substance abuse treatment agency or center.
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SUBS246 Substance Abuse Practicum Seminar II (Fall and Spring) – 1.0 hours
Course Description: Problem-solving, case presentation, self-evaluation, portfolio. Must be taken concurrently with Substance Abuse Practicum II.
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SUBS247 Prevention/Intervention (As Needed) – 3.0 hours
Course Description: Elements, skills and application for substance abuse prevention/intervention programs in the educational, employment, health and social services communities.
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SUBS255 Addiction & Special Populations (Spring) – 3.0 hours
Course Description: Addresses unique needs as well as commonalities in addiction, counseling, treatment, and prevention among special populations, including women, adolescents, the elderly, and racial and ethnic minorities.
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