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Addictive Disorders Counseling

The Addictive Disorders Counseling program prepares students to work in the field of addiction counseling, providing alcohol and drug-related counseling service to individuals in a variety of settings, including private, non-profit, and public social service agencies. ADC certificate recipients may be employed by inpatient and outpatient treatment clinics, transitional housing centers, mental health clinics, shelters, detoxification units, crisis intervention centers, incarceration facilities, and prevention programs.

Post-Professional Practice in ADC: This program will prepare students for working in the areas of addiction counselor and in-take counselor.

Related Careers:*

SBCC Offerings

A.A. Degree and Certificates in Addictive Disorders Counseling 

EDD Occupational Guides*

Child, Family, and School Social Workers
Medical and Public Health Social Workers


 *Information on job descriptions for these fields is pulled from Onet Online, a nationally maintained source of occupational information, and The California Employment Development Department (EDD) website. Visit these sites for additional occupation profiles, or explore the extensive career and major database, Eureka, that SBCC subscribes to at www.eureka.org; create an account there using the SBCC site ID code: VUOHNDU.


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