2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Substance Abuse Counseling
Degree Plan: Mental Health/Substance Abuse Prevention Certificate

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(Level I Certificate)

Eastfield only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: C1.SUB.MENTAL.HLTH

The Mental Health/Substance Abuse Prevention Certificate is designed to provide cross-training for helping professionals in the faith-based communities and the social services agencies. Completers of the 18 hours will be granted the Mental Health/Substance Abuse Prevention Certificate focusing on Co-Occurring Disorders.



DAAC 1304 Pharmacology of Addiction 3
DAAC 2307 Addicted Family Intervention 3
DAAC 1391 Special Topics in Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counseling 3


SCWK 2301 Assessment and Case Management 3
SCWK 2305 Special Problems of Youth 3
SCWK 2331 Abnormal Behavior 3
Minimum Hours Required 18

Students planning on transferring to a four-year institution to complete a Bachelor's degree need to consult the Substance Abuse Counseling Chair before taking any Substance Abuse Prevention classes.

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