Behavioral Health / Chemical Dependency

Effective Spring 2012, the Chemical Dependency program will be renamed "Addictions and Substance Use Disorders" and the course prefix will change from "CHD" to "ASD". For current program information, visit: Chemical Dependency or call 480-517-8580.

Earn a Certificate of Completion in ASD

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Level I program is designed to prepare individuals with the skills necessary to become an addictions and substance use disorders professional, as well as provide continuing education to current professionals. Courses in the Certificate of Completion in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Level I focus on theories and techniques, ethics, communication skills, interviewing and documentation, and recovery and relapse.

CIPS Code: 51.1501

Certificate of Completion in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Level I

Program Notes:
Licensing and certification requirements vary by state.
Required Courses 21
Course # Course Title Credits
BHS205 * Therapeutic Intervention Models 3
ASD100 Foundations of Addictions and Substance Use Disorders 3
ASD102 Communication Skills in Treating Addiction 3
ASD110 Pharmacology of Substances of Abuse and Dependency 3
ASD120 Professional Ethics in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders 1
ASD145 AIDS and Addiction 1
ASD150 Principles of Self-Help Groups 2
ASD161 Beginning Clinical Documentation Skills 3
ASD165 Theories and Techniques in the Treatment of Addictions 2
Click any of the above course's for detailed information and register for it today! **

Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this certificate is 21.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
  • ** Not all classes are offered every semester. Contact an academic advisor for additional information