The Human Services Technology department offers a Certificate in Substance Abuse Treatment. The certificate verifies receipt of 18 substance abuse-specific hours of study and may be used towards the initial Certification/Licensure or their renewal through the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board.
Upon successful completion of the Human Services Technology/Substance Abuse Treatment certificate, the graduate should be able to:
Demonstrate awareness of addictive processes as they relate to human behavior and development from a biological, psychological, sociological, and spiritual perspective.
Meet the education requirements needed to take the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board certificate exam.
Note: This certificate does not provide all of the requirements for certification or licensure in the substance abuse field. See program advisor for additional requirements.