Alcohol and Drug Studies Department
As a student in the Alcohol and Drug Studies program you will prepare to work with the alcohol and other drug dependent population, and the family and employer of the chemically dependent person. The program addresses community needs for trained alcohol and other drug specialists to work and volunteer in both public and private agencies in the Bay Area and across the State of California.
Other opportunities include working with adolescents, seniors, multicultural populations, and those who have been affected by HIV/AIDS. Students who are awarded a certificate may be employed by:
Certificate of Achievement-Level 2A.A. in Alcohol and Drug StudiesA.S. in Alcohol and Drug
StudiesAddiction and Criminial Justice CertificateLicensed Advanced Addiction Counseling CertificateIntegrated Behavioral Health CertificateSubstance Use Prevention CertificatePeer Mentor Certificate (Fall 2018)
Peer Mentor Certificate (Fall 2018) Recommend Guid085 Blue print for SuccessRecommend ADS 070 - Introduction to Chemical DependencyADS 074 Ethics and Personal and Professional GrowthADS 138 Work Experience
ADS 90 Peer Advocacy and WellnessADS 78 Integrated Behavioral Health
ADS Certificate - CCAPP TRACK ADS 070-Introduction to Chemical DependencyADS 071-Pharmacology/Physiology of AddictionADS 072-Codependency & Family DynamicsADS 073-Case ManagementADS 074-Ethics and Personal and Professional GrowthADS 075-Individual, Family, Group CounselingADS 075A-Counseling Theories and Skills (Fall, 2018)ADS 076-Law and Prevention: Community ResponseADS 079-Group Dynamics (Fall, 2018)ADS 077A-Supervised Practicum AADS 077B-Supervised Practicum B
LAADC Certificate - Master's Degree in Psych or Social Work Level ONLY
ADS 170-LAADC Introduction to Chemical DependencyADS 171-LAADC Pharmacology of AddictionADS 172-LAADC Codependency and Family DynamicsADS 173-LAADC Case ManagementADS 174-LAADC Ethics and Personal and Professional GrowthADS 175A-LAADC Counseling Theories and Skills (Fall 2018)ADS 176-LAADC Law and Prevention: Community ResponseADS 177A-LAADC Supervised Practicum AADS 177B-LAADC Supervised Practicum BADS 138 - Work
Addiction and Criminal Justice Certificate
Integrated Behavioral Health
Substance Use Prevention Certificate
Faculty, Alcohol & Drug Studies
Certification and Licensing is obtained through the California Corsortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) and the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE). Visit their websites for more information
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