Alcohol and Other Drugs

The Hartnell College Associate Degree in Alcohol and Other Drugs Abuse  provides students with the academic preparation needed for employment in the substance abuse field. The curriculum is designed to meet the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse  requirements and pending legislative regulations requiring 350 hours of approved alcohol and drug classroom education, 45 hours of supervised practicum and 255 hours of supervised work experience.  Students who wish to continue their course of study to a 4-year setting are recommended to complete the Associate in Arts Degree program, which includes both the general education requirements and major courses in Alcohol and Other Drug Counseling. Completion of additional requirements for transfer may be required. It is recommended that students take AOD courses in numeric order.  AOD 1-9 must be completed before enrolling in AOD 10 (Chemical Dependency Practicum Seminar) and AOD 99 (Practicum in Chemical Dependency). Students who wish to continue their course of study to a 4-year setting are recommended to complete the Associate in Arts Degree program, which includes both the general education requirements and major courses in Alcohol and Other Drugs. Completion of additional requirements for transfer may be required. It is recommended that students take AOD courses in numeric order.  AOD 1-9 must be completed before enrolling in AOD 10 (Chemical Dependency Practicum Seminar) and AOD 99 (Practicum in Chemical Dependency).

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
 
Upon successful completion of the Alcohol and Other Drugs Counseling program, a student should be able to:
•    demonstrate proficiency in each of the core functions and performance domains of substance abuse counselors.
•    function as ethical and competent entry-level substance abuse counselors, with an understanding of and sensitivy to the                    diverse populations which they.

Who to contact

Dean of Fine Arts and Social & Behavioral Sciences
Phone: 831-755-6905
D - College Administration (North)
Office: D 104
Building: College Administration (North)
Division Administrative Assistant III
Phone: 831-755-6905
D - College Administration (North)
Office: D 102C
Building: College Administration (North)