Note: This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information, please visit: https://www.dcccd.edu/hb1508.Gainful Employment Information
(Level I Certificate)
- 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.