Substance Abuse Counseling


Substance Abuse Counseling

Odessa College offers a program in Substance Abuse Counseling for those students who wish to be licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) - Substance Abuse Services as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) in order to accept employment relating to victims of alcohol and drug abuse. Additionally, students can complete the core curriculum in substance abuse to obtain a full Associate in Arts in Substance Abuse Counseling. The program provides the student with the required 270 clock hours of chemical dependency coursework, and the supervised 300-hour practicum requirements for licensure as an LCDC in the state of Texas. The Associate in Arts degree is transferable to most senior colleges and is articulated with UTPB leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology, sociology, social work and criminal justice.

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