54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class.
[Credit for Prior Learning Options Available](https://www.fvtc.edu/programs/Credit-For-Prior-Learning/Prior-Learning-Credit-Options)
Explores the physical, psychological and sociocultural dynamics of addiction. Treatment theories, screening criteria, environmental considerations, related complications, perinatal concerns and nontraditional alternatives are introduced.
Prereqs: Admitted to AODA Substance Abuse Counselor in Training certificate OR AODA Specialty Education certificate OR AODA program and Personal/Professional Development 10520105: Coreqs: All 3rd term courses (10550100,10550109, 10550125, 10550118)