Major Code
652B

This program prepares individuals for employment as certified alcohol and other drug(AOD) counselors (CADC) in agencies and facilities that serve persons with substance use disorders. The program includes both classroom instruction and supervised field experience and may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in human services. The program is accredited by the Illinois Certification Board (ICB) at the Preparatory Level. Individuals completing this program and passing the CADC certification exam must obtain an additional 4000 hours of supervised work experience in the SUD treatment field to become fully certified as CADC.

Course Requirements

30

HSV105 Survey of Human Services

3

HSV110 Group Dynamics

3

HSV115 Crisis Intervention

3

HSV120 Intro to Substance Use Disorder

3

HSV125 Counseling Theories and Strategies

3

HSV210 Psychopharmacology and the Addictive Process

3

HSV220 The Role of Substance Use Disorder Counselors

3

HSV225 Clinical Skills for Substance Use Disorder Counselors

3

HSV230 Addictions Counseling Seminar and Field Experience I

3

HSV240 Addictions Counseling Seminar and Field Experience II

3

Program Total

30