Human Services Technology Substance Abuse
The Human Services Technology/Substance Abuse concentration prepares students to assist in drug and alcohol counseling, prevention-oriented educational activities, rehabilitation with recovering clients, managing community-based programs, counseling in residential facilities, and pursuit of four-year degrees.
Coursework includes classroom and experiential activities oriented toward an overview of
chemical dependency, psychological/sociological process, the twelve Core Functions,
intervention techniques with individuals in groups, and follow-up activities with recovering
Graduates should qualify for positions as substance abuse counselors, DUI counselors, halfway house workers, residential facility employees, and substance education specialists. With educational and clinical experiences, graduates can obtain certification by the North Carolina Substance Abuse Board.
Interested individuals should complete the standard CFCC application found here.