The Department of Addictions Counseling, Prevention, and Human Services
The Department of Addictions Counseling, Prevention, and Human Services offers a minor in addictions for students pursuing any bachelor’s degrees. The minor, in addition to a degree in psychology, criminal justice, social work, and nursing, fulfills the educational requirement for the Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor III (LCDC III) in Ohio. The department also offers an Associate of Arts with a Concentration in Addictions that fulfills the educational requirement for the Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor II (LCDC II) in Ohio. These programs provide a quality educational base to prepare students for a career in addictions counseling. Licensure also requires counseling-related work experience hours and a passing score on the ADC exam.
The Center for Addictions
The Center for Addictions is involved with the community of addictions treatment professionals by conducting professional development seminars for licensed counselors and social workers to continue their professional development. The Center for Addictions also collaborates with community agencies to provide internship opportunities for students interested in the helping professions.
For more information on The Center for Addictions at Ashland University, please contact Laura Fisher, Administrative Assistant, Center for Addictions and the Department of ACPHS.
For more information about our addictions programs, please visit https://addictions.ashland.edu/