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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5894N
Effective Term: 2018 Spring   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 12-13
CIP Code: 51.1501

Instructional Council: Occupational Administrators (53)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 21-1011, 21-1014

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Workforce Development: Foundations in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders program is designed to provide the incarcerated person with a foundational perspective of professions in the alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation field. Courses focus on professional ethics, the evolution of alcohol and drugs, related abuse; including, addiction and mental disorders, categories of substances, and pharmacology. Beginning professional counseling skills and record-keeping will be covered.

Required Courses
ASD100 Foundations of Addictions and Substance Use Disorders 3
ASD102 Communication Skills in Treating Addiction 3
ASD110 Pharmacology of Substances of Abuse and Dependency 3

ASD120 Professional Ethics in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders (1) OR
ASD145 AIDS and Addiction (1) 1

ASD150 Principles of Self-Help Groups (2) OR
ASD161 Beginning Clinical Documentation Skills (3) OR
ASD165 Theories and Techniques in the Treatment of Addictions (2) 2-3
Credits: 12-13

Program Competencies
1. Examine the history of drugs of abuse and addiction. (ASD100)
2. Identify symptoms of addictions and substance use disorders. (ASD100)
3. Review roles and responsibilities of addictions counselors. (ASD100, ASD102, ASD120, ASD161, ASD165)
4. Summarize counselor ethics and standards of practice. (ASD100, ASD120, ASD161, ASD165)
5. Differentiate between Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). (ASD145)
6. Describe addiction prevention and treatment modalities. (ASD100, ASD145, ASD150, ASD165)
7. Differentiate between self-help groups and counseling. (ASD102, ASD150)
8. Explain professional counseling skills as they relate to the addicted client and family members. (ASD102, ASD161, ASD165)
9. Evaluate and demonstrate effective communication skills for counseling. (ASD102, ASD161, ASD165)
10. Describe the effect of various categories of substances of abuse on the human physiological system. (ASD110)
11. Review the psychological and pharmacological effects of substance abuse. (ASD110)
12. Summarize the effects of chronic substance abuse on development. (ASD110)
13. Explain the physiological effects of detoxification of various categories of substance abuse. (ASD110)
14. Summarize fundamental principles, concept and historical antecedents of various self-help groups. (ASD150)
15. Analyze counseling concepts inherent to the twelve steps. (ASD150)
16. Demonstrate appropriate beginning counseling and record keeping skills. (ASD161, ASD165)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 12, 2017

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.