Addiction Counseling & Community Health
Addiction counselors are professional counselors that provide individual counseling, group counseling, and educational services to individuals and families experiencing the effects of alcohol and drug abuse addictions.
Community Health Workers provide services in public health, private health care, community-based social service agencies, and health care insurance companies. Community Health Workers also provide unique services to increase wellness and successful outreach to populations in need.
Community Health Worker (Award)
Our Community Health Worker occupational skills award prepares you to work in public health, private health care agencies, community-based social service agencies, and health care insurance organizations. With this award, you could provide services to others that increase wellness and improve access to health services through outreach activities.
Addiction Counseling (AAS)
Our Addiction Counseling degree prepares you to pursue a career as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC). This program meets all requirements of the Texas Department of State Health Services and prepares you to become a Counselor Intern.
Addiction Counseling (Certificate)
Our Human Services Addiction Counseling certificate provides you with the knowledge and skills to pursue employment or career advancement as an addiction professional.
How to Apply
This program is open enrollment, meaning you do not have to fill out the selective admissions application.
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For students in this program who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.