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Substance Use Prevention and Interventions

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Substance Use Prevention and Interventions program is designed to prepare individuals with the skills necessary to become a substance misuse or addiction prevention specialist, as well as provide continuing education to current professionals. Courses in this Certificate of Completion focus on the skills and disciplinary knowledge necessary for the supervision and implementation of prevention strategies and policies in diverse settings. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders is also available.

Details

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Field of Interest: 
Behavioral Science and Human Services
Type: 
Certificate
Academic Plan Code: 
5221
Total credits required: 
16
Effective term: 
Fall 2021
Academic Plan: 
Substance Use Prevention and Interventions (CER)
Notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each course in the program.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:12
ASD148Introduction to the Science of Prevention1
ASD149Physiology and Pharmacology for Prevention1
ASD151Prevention Interventions and Policies1
ASD152Family-Based Prevention Interventions1
ASD153School-Based Prevention Interventions1
ASD154Workplace-Based Prevention Interventions1
ASD155Environment-Based Prevention Interventions1
ASD156Media-Based Prevention Interventions1
ASD157Community-Based Prevention Implementation Systems1
ASD158Gambling Disorders Prevention1
ASD159Adolescent Substance Use Prevention1
ASD160Behavioral Addictions Prevention1
Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:4
ASD285++Any ASD Addictions and Substance Use Disorders seminar courses (1)4
Competencies
  • Measure the effectiveness of prevention interventions in order to improve outcomes. (ASD148, ASD149, ASD151, ASD152, ASD153, ASD154, ASD155, ASD156, ASD157, ASD158, ASD159, ASD160)
  • Select appropriate research-based prevention interventions for diverse populations and environments. (ASD148, ASD149, ASD151, ASD152, ASD153, ASD154, ASD155, ASD156, ASD157, ASD158, ASD159, ASD160, ASD285++)
  • Identify appropriate evidence-based interventions at the community and policy level. (ASD148, ASD149, ASD151, ASD152, ASD153, ASD154, ASD155, ASD156, ASD157, ASD158, ASD159, ASD160, ASD285++)
  • Evaluate appropriate media prevention efforts for diverse populations. (ASD148, ASD149, ASD151, ASD152, ASD153, ASD154, ASD155, ASD156, ASD157, ASD158, ASD159, ASD160, ASD285++)
  • Explain the science behind community-based prevention strategies. (ASD148, ASD149, ASD151, ASD152, ASD153, ASD154, ASD155, ASD156, ASD157, ASD158, ASD159, ASD160, ASD285++)
  • Evaluate evidence-based prevention intervention strategies and applications using a scientific approach. (ASD148, ASD149, ASD158, ASD159, ASD160, ASD285++)
  • Analyze the physiology and pharmacology of psychoactive substances and their effects. (ASD148, ASD149, ASD159)
  • Analyze the impact of diverse environments such as families, schools, and workplaces on the prevention of substance misuse or addiction. (ASD148, ASD152, ASD153, ASD154, ASD155, ASD156, ASD157, ASD158, ASD159, ASD160, ASD285++)

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.