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2012-2013 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counseling


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Margaret Wade, Dean
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Brenda Smith, Division Secretary
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Chesly Herd, Program Director
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Midland College offers an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling (ADAC) Program of study covering the 12 core functions of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling. The certification program offers courses necessary to qualify as Counselor Intern with the Texas Department of State Health Services. The Associate of Applied Science Degree program offers a course of study in ADAC along with basic courses that would be applicable to a career in alcohol and drug abuse counseling. Refer to Department of Health website for licensure requirements www.dshs.state.tx.us. The function of the alcohol and drug abuse counselor includes assisting the client in recognizing substance abuse, in providing insight and motivation, providing positive reinforcement, professional guidance, and assistance and support in order to develop and/or maintain a responsible and functional lifestyle.The degree and certificate in this field offered by Midland College and the courses needed to achieve these credentials are presented in the following sections. Students interested in this program should contact the Program Director or Division office to obtain additional information and/or acquire a degree or certificate plan. Exceptions to prerequisites require approval of Program Director. *To enroll in DAAC 2166 , DAAC 2167 , DAAC 2271 , DAAC 2272 , no more than six semester credit hours of DAAC classes may be taken from a college other than Midland College without permission of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Program Director.

Programs

    Associate of Applied ScienceCertificate

    Summary of Certificates Offered

    In addition to the many degrees offered by Midland College, there are also many certificates that students have to choose from.

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