Substance Addiction Assistant
The Quincy College Substance Addiction Assistant Certificate program is a three course, 9 credit online program that introduces students to theories of addiction, assessments, social policies, treatment planning, and community organizations. This program consists of three courses:
- Addiction Counseling (3 Credits)
- Introduction to Substance Addiction (3 Credits)
- Substance Addiction and Older Adults (3 Credits)
Students who complete the program will be able to perform the duties of:
- Adult Daycare Workers
- Case Management Aides
- Counseling or Social Service Assistants
- Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Technicians
- Eligibility Interviewers for Government Programs
- Human Service Assistant
- Substance Addiction & Behavioral Disorder Counselors Assistant
Students who complete the Substance Addiction Assistant certificate program meet the education portion for licensing at the LADC Assistant level. Students are expected to complete additional requirements to sit for the licensing exams. Credits earned can be transferred into an associate degree.
Students must meet Quincy College admission requirements. High school diploma or HiSET/GED required.
This program costs $5,800 which includes tuition cost, college fees and books. Qualified clients can receive full funding from MassHire Career Centers. Program meets unemployment criteria.
This program is being offered in collaboration with MassHire South Shore Career Center and Quincy College.
For more information please contact:
Kate Lopci, Associate Vice President of Workforce Development
Professional licensure and certification requirements vary from state to state. This program of study may lead to professional licensure or certification in states outside of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Licensure and certification in one state do not guarantee automatic licensure in another state. Students who are interested in enrolling into this program of study, and reside outside of Massachusetts, should check their state educational requirements for licensure or certification. For more information, please visit our SARA Professional Licensure Disclosure page
Substance Addiction Assistant Courses
- HSV 205
Substance Addiction Counseling
- HSV 251
Introduction to Substance Addiction Studies
- HSV 114
Substance Addiction and Older Adults
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