Addiction Studies Certificate
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For current certification requirements for alcohol/drug counseling in Washington State, please contact the
program coordinator at Spokane Falls Community College or the Department of Health, CDP Division,
The one year certificate program offers a certificate from our college, which is not a substitute for State
certification. The one year curriculum assumes that students have completed other college work. The state of
Washington has a minimum requirement of 90 credit hours of education of which this certificate is only a part.
You will need to demonstrate to the Department of Health that in addition to the certificate courses listed here,
that you have a MINIMUM total of 90 approved credit hours, half of which are the certificate courses.
Prerequisites for entry into this certificate program include HSSUB 131, ENG 101 and GBUS 102.