Major Code
650A

This program prepares paraprofessionals for employment in a variety of social service organizations. The alcohol or other drug abuse (AODA) counseling program is accredited at the advanced level by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA).

General Education Requirements

15

COM100 Fundamentals of Speech Communication

3

ENG101 First-Year Composition I

3

ENG102 First-Year Composition II

3

Social and Behavioral Sciences elective (PSY100 recommended)

3

Mathematics/Science elective

3

Major Program Requirements

16

HSV105 Survey of Human Services

3

HSV110 Group Dynamics

3

HSV115 Crisis Intervention

3

HSV120 Introduction to Substance Abuse

3

HSV140 Assessment and Treatment of the Dual-Disordered Client

4

Electives and Emphasis Area
Students wanting to specialize in addictions counseling should select electives from the emphasis area listed; students wanting a more general approach can select any electives from the categories listed.

29

Addictions Counseling Emphasis

HSV125 Counseling Theories and Strategies

3

HSV210 Psychopharmacol/Addict Process

3

HSV220 Role of Prof Addiction Counsel

3

HSV225 Clinical Skills-Addiction Coun

3

HSV230 Addictions Couns Sem/Fld Exp I

3

HSV240 Addictions Coun Sem/Fld Exp II

3

Electives
Electives may be selected from the courses listed or from the following disciplines: Criminal Justice (CRJ), Human Services (HSV), Psychology (PSY), Sociology (SOC).

HSV205 PTSD-Modern Letters for an Ancient Condition

1

HSV215 Introduction to Social Work

3

HSV296 Spec Topic:Public/Soc Serv III

1-3

KPE211 First Aid and Emergency Care

3

PSY215 Adulthood and Aging

3

PSY220 Child Psychology

3

PSY235 Social Psychology

3

SGN101 American Sign Language I

3

SGN102 American Sign Language II

3

SOC100 Introduction to Sociology

3

SPN110 Survival Spanish I

3

Program Total

60