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

  • Sharon Albert
    Assistant Dean of Career Technical Education & Workforce Development
    salbert@hartnell.edu
    Phone: 831-755-6985
    Building: Hartnell College Alisal Campus
    Office: AC-A107
    1752 E. Alisal Street, Salinas, CA 93905
  • Jacob Marciel
    Instructor (AOD)
    jmarciel@hartnell.edu
    Phone: 770-6123

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