2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 17, 2024  
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social and Human Services - Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Prevention Specialist Certificate of Completion


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PGM Code - 437A

Program Description The country is transforming with a new emphasis on wellness and prevention, which includes work to promote emotional health and reduce the likelihood of substance abuse, tobacco use, suicide, bulling, and stress related illness. New careers are available in schools and community settings, serving groups such a youth, adults, families, elders, and at risk populations.

This certificate of completion utilizes courses required for related degrees in social and human services, alcohol and chemical dependency, and family support and blends them to enhance the student’s academic preparation by covering state educational requirements for an Associate Prevention Professional (APP) credential. For more information on the AAP, see the Department of Health’s website at www.doh.wa.gov.

Special Note: A Washington state background check is required for entrance into this vocation and some limitations are in effect for those with former felony convictions. If you have questions about this, please contact the department adviser or the Department of Health directly.

Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.

Credit/Grade Requirements This certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 17 credits as outlined. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college level courses.

Students Are Advised To

  • Plan their schedule several quarters in advance in order to accommodate courses that are offered only once or twice a year,
  • Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning,
  • Communicate with an academic adviser, and
  • Submit an Evaluation Request - Transfer Credits Form (available in Enrollment Services) to activate the process of transferring credits to Edmonds CC.

Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted online by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Note: Applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.

College Resources
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458

Advisers
The advisers for this program are
Karen Townsend | karen.townsend@edcc.edu | 425.640.1595
Tui Lindsey | tui.lindsey@edcc.edu | 425.640.1633
Christina Coiro | ccoiro@edcc.edu | 425.640.1981

Department website
Social and Human Services | www.edcc.edu/shs

Advising Note This program requirement sheet is not a substitute for meeting with an academic adviser. Meeting the requirements to graduate with an Edmonds CC certificate or degree is ultimately the responsibility of the student.

Program Requirements (17 credits)


OUTCOMES:

  • Identify and assess local, regional, and state resources and services available to community stakeholders and how to assess them.
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively work with consumers using communication skills, group interaction, problem solving, and ethical procedures.

Signatures


 


Dean’s Signature and Date Adviser’s Signature and Date
Eff: summer 2014  |  Rev: 05/14  

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