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Peer Support/Addictions & Recovery Short-Term Technical Certificate

Peer Support/Addiction & Recovery Short-Term Technical Certificate

This program is available at the Beavercreek and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.

Students who themselves are in recovery with addiction and/or mental health issues have the option of starting their educational journey and employment as Peer Recovery Supporters (See the Peer Recovery Support Short-Term Technical Certificate). Peer Recovery Supporters have the opportunity to earn clinical credentials by completing the Peer Support/Addiction and Recovery Short-Term Technical Certificate. This certificate provides a bridge, enabling a Peer Recovery Supporter to obtain the Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA) State of Ohio certification.

This certificate enables a Peer Recovery Supporter to move into the clinical treatment program of study in the Addiction and Recovery Services degree. It may also be blended into the Social Work Technology degree.

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Outcomes and Curriculum

Course Title Credits
SWK 1110 Peer Support Fundamentals I Peer Support Fundamentals I 4
FYE 1100 College Success College Success 1
SWK 1105 Chemical Dependency I: Pharmacology and Physiology of Psychoactive Substances Chemical Dependency I 3
ENG 1111 English I English I 3
SWK 1115 Peer Support Co-op I Peer Support Co-Op I 1
SWK 1131 Peer Support Seminar I Peer Support Seminar I 1
PSY 1111 Introduction to Psychology Introduction to Psychology 3
SWK 2205 Chemical Dependency II: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Strategies Chemical Dependency II 3
SWK 1136 Affective Education and Group Treatment Affective Education & Group Treatment 3
SWK 1116 Peer Support Co-OP II Peer Support Co-Op II 3
SWK 1132 Peer Support Seminar II Peer Support Seminar II 1
  Total credit hours 26