The Substance Misuse Prevention Certificate will provide you with the educational background needed to work in the substance abuse field. The coursework will prepare you to work as a professional in the field of prevention. Potential jobs include student assistance professionals (SAPs) within school districts, community coalition workers, grants writer/coordinators, family services specialists, mental health service workers, youth counselors and youth diversion workers.
After acquiring field experience, you would be prepared to become a Certified Prevention Specialist (CPS) through the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) as endorsed by the State of New Hampshire.
The certificate is for those who are not yet in the field or those working in the field with an interest in prevention. This would also be a useful certificate for those working in related fields, such as nursing and guidance counseling.
Certificate Program – Required Courses
ENGL110XM or ENGL110M
Total Credits: 4