The Substance Abuse Education Certificate program at Middlesex
Community College is one of three certificates students may earn in our
dynamic Human Services program
Start on your way toward a very fulfilling career with a certificate
today! You can earn all three certificate areas, get a degree – and get
a strong competitive edge from Middlesex Community College today.
Certificate in Substance Abuse Education
This certificate is designed to provide students with introductory
theoretical knowledge and training in the area of substance abuse and
addiction. Students who complete this certificate will be able to apply
credits toward the Associate Degree in Human Services or transfer
credits to bachelor's degree programs. Students with this certificate,
coupled with their Associate Degree in Human Services, will have
special training and education in the etiology of the disease process
of addiction; environmental and familial risk factors in substance
abuse; public health issues; prevention and treatment modalities; and
continuum of care. In addition, the student will have an opportunity to
apply their knowledge in a field work placement, which provides a great
deal of experience and often leads to future employment.
Certificates in Substance Abuse Education, Juvenile Justice
, Therapeutic Recreation
and may be taken concurrently with the Human Services Associate Degree.
These help develop counseling, interviewing and interventional skills,
conflict resolution skills, advocacy and other skills necessary to the
Human Services profession.
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Substance Abuse Brochure
Learn more here:Substance Abuse Education (Human Services) Program Brochure