The 应用科学副学士 Degree is a two-year program that consists of a total of 60 hours of SAC courses and academic courses that include English, Speech, Social 工作和计算机入门.  

Once completing the 39 SAC semester hours, including 320 hours of field work, the student is eligible for a Counselor Intern licensure with the State of Texas and eligible 以实习生的身份工作,同时完成必要的4000小时实习时间. 
Once licensed as an Intern, are then eligible to sit for the licensing exam. Full Licensure is granted after successful completion of the exam and internship hours. Once State requirements are fulfilled, one is awarded credentials as a Licensed Chemical 依赖咨询师,简称LCDC. 

The Licensure exam is administered through the Texas Certification Board (TCB). They are an autonomous arm of the Texas Association of Addiction Professionals. The certification board is committed to the setting of counselor standards and protection of the public good. 

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate effective, ethical, multicultural care for a diverse group of individuals within the scope of practice of a professional counselor in the field of behavioral 成瘾和物质使用障碍.
  • 展示进行专业筛选的能力, assessment, treatment planning, prevention and education, case coordination services, and documentation of those services as 药物滥用顾问.
  • Identify and demonstrate knowledge of the basics of counseling principles, theories 技能 包括危机管理.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the various models and theories of behavioral addictions 以及 物质使用障碍和其他与成瘾有关的问题.


Career Information

Counselor Interns (CI) and LCDC’s are hired to support persons in need of help from 在不同的地点上瘾. 在刑事司法系统中,他们被雇佣 in both Prisons, Jails, Probation or Parole offices, transitional living centers and TDCJ系统中的许多其他程序. 辅导员也在国家许可下工作 treatment programs at all levels of care from detoxification, residential, day treatment, 密集门诊和门诊项目. LCDC也适用于清醒生活 residences and many non-profit agencies that have programs addressing substance use in the community as well as private counseling offices, local Mental Health agencies and hospitals. 


  • Students must purchase liability insurance and complete a criminal background check, prior to beginning practicum hours in the DAAC 1164 and DAAC 1165 Practicum courses. The background check is good for one year so complete one month prior to beginning 实习课程. View Directions
  • The following courses are required by the Texas Department of Professional Counselors licensing Board and MUST be taken to obtain Counselor Intern licensure after graduation: DAAC 2330 多元文化咨询, DAAC 1309 Assessment of Substance-Related and 成瘾障碍,DAAC 1164实习,和DAAC 1165实习.
Course Title SCH
First Semester
BCIS 1305 商业电脑应用 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
DAAC 1304 成瘾药理学 3
DAAC 1311 心理咨询理论 3
DAAC 1317 基本咨询技巧 3
Second Semester
ENGL 1301 Composition 3
BIOL 1322 营养与饮食疗法 3
DAAC 1305 共病的疾病 3
DAAC 1309 物质相关和成瘾障碍的评估 3
DAAC 2454 团体辅导的动态性 4
Third Semester
SOCW 2361 社会工作概论 3
ELECTIVE 人文/美术选修课 3
DAAC 1319 物质相关和成瘾障碍 3
DAAC 2307 成瘾家庭干预 3
DAAC 2330 多元文化咨询 3
DAAC 1164 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 1
Fourth Semester
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
DAAC 2306 预防药物滥用一 3
DAAC 2341 酒精和其他药物成瘾咨询 3
DAAC 2343 Current Issues 3
DAAC 1165 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 1
Total   60


course title sch
First Semester
DAAC 1304 成瘾药理学 3
DAAC 1311 心理咨询理论 3
DAAC 1317 基本咨询技巧 3
DAAC 2330 多元文化咨询 1
DAAC 1164 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 1
Second Semester
DAAC 1305 共病的疾病 3
DAAC 1309 物质相关和成瘾障碍的评估 3
DAAC 2454 团体辅导的动态性 4
DAAC 1165 Practicum (or Field Experience) - Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 1
Total   24



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A student completing the 正规靠谱赌博软件 core curriculum is considered Core Complete.

A student may pursue a Bachelor degree in Social Work or a Master’s Degree in Counseling.


Upon successful completion of all courses and 实习课程s, students are eligible to apply for a Counselor Intern license with the State of Texas and eligible 以实习生的身份工作,同时完成必要的4000小时实习时间.


A Substance Abuse and Addiction Counselor advises individuals who suffer from alcoholism, 吸毒成瘾、饮食失调或其他行为问题.


Substance Abuse and Addiction Counselors are often employed in the prison system, both state and Federal, as well as in outpatient and in-patient treatment facilities, probation and parole offices, private counseling offices, local Mental Health agencies and hospitals.


The 药物滥用咨询 Program is an associate degree program and for most 学生们需要两年的时间来完成学位.

What are the job opportunities for a Substance Abuse and Addiction Counselor?

According to the U.S. 美国劳工部劳工统计局化学品依赖 Substance abuse counselors can expect a greater than average increase in job opportunities. Employment of graduates is projected to grow 23 percent from 2020 to 2030. About 41,000 openings for substance abuse, behavioral disorder, and mental health counselors are 平均每年预测,十年来. 许多这样的职位空缺都在预期之中 to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or 退出劳动力,如退休. 经济增长也在一定程度上受此影响 of addiction and mental health counseling services are increasingly covered by insurance policies. In 2023 the average annual salary for experienced, fully licensed counselors within Texas metropolitan areas was reported as high as $76,640 annually. The average for an LCDC in the state is reported as $33,560 – $62,200, or   $19 - $28 per hour.


If interested, a student should apply to 拉马尔州立大学亚瑟港 and meet 与注册服务顾问联系. 你应该计划一些额外的开支 除了学费和书本. 额外的费用可能包括犯罪背景调查 and drug screening.

Prior to enrollment in the DAAC 1164 and 1165 Practicum courses, students must have 通过CastleBranch进行清晰的背景调查. 此外,药物筛选可能是 required. 

Eligibility for full licensure is subject to the LCDC Criminal Standards outlined in 德州行政法典第140条.431.

Students must be 18 years of older before being registered for the DAAC 1164 and 1165 SAC项目中的实习课程.

Mail Code 1982
P.O. Box 149347

Email: lcdc@hhsc.state.tx.us
Fax: 512-834-6677
Website: 持牌化学品依赖咨询师计划

项目协调员:金伯利·阿灵顿,M.Ed., LPC



Email: arringtonkd@sheuro.com


兼职教授:Linda White, MA, LPC-S, LCDC-I

Email: whitel@sheuro.com


兼职教授:Robert White, LCDC, LPC-A

Email: whiterl@sheuro.com

我们鼓励学生参与我们的联合健康协会. This organization joins the various programs represented in the Allied Health Department into one united group. The group seeks to promote a positive image of our various programs but more so serve our community through various volunteer opportunities available during the school year.

正规靠谱赌博软件's 年度保安及消防安全报告 is provided in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy 以及《正规靠谱赌博软件》(20 USC§1092(f), 34 CFR 668).46).






Leads to a BFA degree in Social Work or a Master’s Degree in Counseling at a four-year college/university



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