Programs > Alcohol & Other Drug Studies Certificate of Achievement

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Studies (AODS) Program exceeds the minimal standards for AODS Programs established by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. These standards were identified by State of California legislation as meeting the educational requirements for counselor certification. Certificate completers qualify to apply for certification through a variety of state-approved certification boards. Completion of the Certificate of Achievement will assist students in obtaining entry-level employment, job promotion/salary increases or transfer to a four-year college or university. (Note: Transfer credit may be limited by California State campuses. Please consult your Mendocino College counselor or Transfer Center for more information).

Term Effective Spring 2006
Required Courses
Course Title Units
AOD 151 Alcohol and Drugs: Overview 3.0
AOD 152 Basic Skills for Human Service Workers 3.0
AOD 153 Physiological Effects of AOD 3.0
AOD 154 Fundameantals of Interviewing and Counseling 3.0
AOD 155 Group Leadership and Group Process 3.0
AOD 156 Case Management and Documentation 3.0
AOD 157 Dual Disorders and Mental Health Issues 2.0
AOD 158 AOD Practicum Preparation 2.0
AOD 159 Intervention Theory and Techniques 1.5
AOD 160 Law, Ethics and Human Services 3.0
AOD 161 Intro. to Family Counseling Approaches 3.0
AOD 162 Community Prevention Theory and Practice 3.0
AOD 163 Professional Competency & Growth 2.0
AOD 164 Field Placement Seminar I 1.5
AOD 165 Field Placement Seminar II 1.5
AOD 196 Occupational Work Experience 4.0

Total Required Units 41.5

Note: Transfer credit may be limited by California State campuses. Please consult your Mendocino College counselor or Transfer Center for more information.


 





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