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This minor complements many academic programs and majors by providing knowledge and experience in the 12 core competency areas identified by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration [SAMSHA] as vital to knowledge, skills and attitudes required for professional practice in addiction services. In addition to fulfilling core competency areas required for addiction services, courses in this minor may meet the didactic education requirements for addiction credentialing, such as the Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) credential in Virginia.
Take classes on-campus or online
May meet the didactic education requirements for the Virginia Board of Counseling Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
This course explores effective substance abuse treatment planning and intervention strategies through lectures and experiential learning and examines research trends in the substance abuse field. Prerequisites: HMSV 341 with a grade of C or better, HMSV 343W with a grade of C or better and HMSV 447 with a grade of C or better.
This course develops the professional identity of the student as a practitioner of substance abuse services while introducing the student to the signs and symptoms of substance abuse, the recovery process and relapse prevention methods. Prerequisites: HMSV 341 with a grade of C or better and HMSV 343W with a grade of C or better.
Students entering the Minor program in Addiction Prevention and Treatment should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
For completion of a minor, an undergraduate student must have a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses specified as a requirement for the minor exclusive of prerequisite courses and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University.
Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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