|NVCC 2003-2004 Catalog|
|SUBSTANCE ABUSE REHABILITATION COUNSELOR|
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Purpose: This curriculum is designed to fulfill the Virginia state educational requirements for the certification of substance abuse counselors. To meet substance abuse counselor certification requirements, the applicant is expected to meet specific education requirements including didactic and experiential learning with a supervised internship required.
Individuals desiring skills and knowledge in this career field, but not seeking State Certification may also enroll. Courses taken in the Substance Abuse certificate program can be applied to the A.A.S. degree in Substance Abuse Rehabilitation.
Cooperative Education: Students in this curriculum will participate in at least 3 semester hours of Cooperative Education unless they already have equivalent experience. For further information, contact the Alexandria Campus Cooperative Education Office.
Total credits for the Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Counselor Certificate = 37.
1 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).
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