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2021-2022 Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Catalog

Planner for Fast Track Addiction Counseling (A.A.S.)


Official Title of Major: Addiction Counseling, A.A.S. (Fast Track Option)

Award: Associate of Applied Science degree, A.A.S.

Code: AAS.HUS.ADD-CNSL

Total Credit Hours: 60

Learn more about the Addiction Counseling Degree Program

Purpose: Prepares students for careers in addiction counseling and enhances knowledge and skills of those already working in the field. Skills include individual, family and group counseling techniques, as well as assessment, treatment planning, prevention, and other topics related to addiction. Coursework includes 250 hours of clinical fieldwork. The degree provides the necessary academic coursework to attain certification as a certified supervised counselor-alcohol and drug (CSC-AD) by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors. Students should contact the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors for all licensure and certification requirements at 410-764-4732 or https://health.maryland.gov for requirements.

AACC cannot confirm whether the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure in states other than Maryland.   If you plan to apply for licensure in a state other than Maryland, contact that state’s licensing board to determine whether the AACC course or program meets requirements for licensure in that state.  If you need assistance finding contact information for your state, or if you need additional information regarding professional licensure, please contact the School of Health Sciences at 410-777-7310.

Faculty Contact (https://webapps.aacc.edu/directory/): Nicole Williams

Additional Program Requirements

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all human services courses. 250 hours of unpaid clinical fieldwork in a community addiction agency is required in order to complete the program.

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
HUS 101 - Human Service and Addiction Counseling Ethics in Practice  
3 credit hours     
HUS 141 - Group Dynamics   3 credit hours     

Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
HUS 114 - Counseling, Assessment and Case Management   3 credit hours     
HUS 115 - Fieldwork: Counseling, Assessment and Case Management  
3 credit hours     

Term 3

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
HUS 102 - Physiological Aspects of Chemical Dependence   3 credit hours     
HUS 140 - Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling: Co-occurring Disorders   3 credit hours     
HUS 216 - Theories of Counseling  
3 credit hours     
HUS 217 - Fieldwork: Theories of Counseling   3 credit hours     

Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
HUS 130 - Introduction to Family Counseling   3 credit hours     
HUS 200 - Addiction Treatment Delivery   3 credit hours     
PSY 214 - Abnormal Psychology  
3 credit hours     
HUS 234 - Trauma Informed Care   2 credit hours     

 

About this Fast Track Planner


Only students who are eligible for Fast Track may use this planner. (See Fast Track Option   in the Academic Regulations catalog section.)