Become an Advocate for Healing and Transformation
Addiction is a serious problem in many communities throughout the United States. This bachelor’s degree will help you become a powerful advocate for addiction recovery and prevention by helping you to understand the underlying psychological and societal influences of substance abuse. The curriculum is designed to fulfill the educational requirements necessary for credentialing as a certified addiction treatment counselor in the state of California (CAADE).
By learning how to de-pathologize individuals struggling with addiction (and its co-occurring disorders), and by understanding the impact it has on individuals, families, and communities, you’ll be able to become a powerful advocate for addiction recovery and prevention.
Addiction Studies Concentration Features
As a student, you will:
- Discover how to de-pathologize individuals struggling with addiction (and its co-occurring disorders)
- Prepare to effectively address the trauma from which many individuals struggling with addiction suffer, including domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, and sexual abuse
- Learn how to employ prevention, intervention, and treatment strategies that utilize the client’s own strengths
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