After completing the certificate, students can apply for credentialing in Ohio as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor II (associate's degree), a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor III (bachelor's degree), or a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (master's degree).
Successful credentialing includes passing a computer-based exam administered by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board.
Graduates Are Prepared To
- Work in a variety of positions in the addiction/substance abuse field to help meet ever-increasing needs for addiction counselors in Ohio.
Representative Job Titles For Graduates
- Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor II or III (must meet Ohio licensing requirements)
- Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor (must meet Ohio licensing requirements)
- Addiction Counselor
- Mental Health Aid
- Probation Assistant
Graduate Starting Salary Projections
Effective 2020-2021 academic year
Addiction Studies Licensing Preparation Certificate (ADSLC)
Program Prerequisite: An associate's, bachelor's, or master's degree in a behavioral science field, from an accredited institution of higher education, is required to enroll in this program.
|ADC 100||Drugs in Society||3||0||3|
|ADC 105||Addiction, Counseling, and Diversity||3||0||3|
|ADC 115||Ethics in Addiction Treatment||3||0||3|
|ADC 120||Addiction Screening, Assessment, and Treatment||3||0||3|
|ADC 110||Pharmacology of Addiction||3||0||3|
|ADC 125||Relapse, Treatment, and Prevention||3||0||3|
|ADC 200||Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness||4||0||4|
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.
G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Marianne Niese, MS, LPCC-S
Clifton Campus, Main Building, Room 232
Phone: (513) 569-1700