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Addiction Studies Program
Purpose: To provide a sound understanding of the emerging role of "Recovery Management" along with the groundwork of addiction treatment and counseling. Students completing this program will be prepared to provide Recovery Management services as well as perform entry level duties under appropriate supervision in clinical programs.
This program includes coursework on practical Recovery Management ethics and tools such as a recovery plan, plus Core Counseling Functions, drugs of abuse, brain chemistry, co-dependency, effects of trauma, human development and the concept of resiliency.
The Addiction Studies program is a strengths-based program addressing the whole person and the underlying struggles of addicted people regardless of religion, economics, education or family condition. Current research on the brain, long term recovery, the role of faith, and personal maturity will provide the basis for understanding health, wholeness and recovery.
Meets educational requirements for Certified Addiction Specialist, CAS.
Topics include an overview of addiction, codependency, help for alcoholics, cultural competence, resiliency, HIV/Aids and recovery support services.
Students will be able to:
- Understand the bio/psycho/social/ spiritual aspects of addiction.
- Recognize the frequency, progression and impact of alcoholism and the process of recovery.
- List support group facilitation principles.
- Identify personal issues in helping hurting people.
- Satisfy educational requirements for Certified Addiction Specialist, CAS.
Course Texts and Materials: Coursework is based on subject matter content that includes a variety of sources, including, but not limited to, public domain documents, textbooks, video / audio clips and trade books, including faith-based materials.
Note: Our courses are recognized by many other professional boards worldwide. Our curriculum also includes many uniquely Christian resources that are used by individuals providing support to and working in thousands of Christian programs worldwide. For more information on our Christian courses and programs, contact us at: email@example.com.
Students are responsible for purchasing textbooks. Estimated textbook cost $195.
Program includes the following courses:
|Course #||Course Titles||Hours||Price|
|RD-RSS-05||Recovery Support Services||5||$50|
|RD-RMC-15||Recovery Management and Coaching||15||$95|
|AD-HA1-15||Help for Alcoholics - Part 1||15||$95|
|EI-CC-05||Ethics: Cultural Competence||5||$50|
|EI-RM-15||Ethics: Recovery Management||15||$95|
|CI-RSR-15||Resiliency and Self-Repair||15||$95|
|CI-HIV-08||HIV/AIDS and Hep C||8||$50|
|AD-DA-15||Drugs of Abuse||15||$95|
|AD-PU-15||Patterns Of Use And Treatment||15||$95|
|CS-CC-15||Core Counseling Functions||15||$95|
|CS-PC-10||Process for Certification||10||$75|
|Program Savings (15%)||$190|
|Your Cost Only:||$1080|
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