Chemical Dependency Counseling: A.A.S.
This program is designed to prepare students as paraprofessionals in the field of alcohol and substance abuse treatment. The program is also designed to provide continuing education for individuals presently working in the field. The curriculum is liberal arts based with a concentration in alcohol and drug specialization courses. Coursework is enhanced with a supervised clinical internship.
Coursework is formulated to meet the educational component necessary to apply for New York State Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC).
Graduates are prepared to work in a variety of alcohol and drug treatment facilities. Additionally, graduates can transfer to baccalaureate degree programs such as human services, counseling, and social work.
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