Albert (Eddie) White, MSSW, LCSW, Program Director
I.B. Hand (BUSI), RM 209 B
The Human Service Provider Associate degree at Weatherford College would prepare the student for careers in the fields of social work, human services, and substance abuse counseling. Specific objectives of this program are to introduce the student to the sociological, psychological and social work perspectives of mental health, drug and alcohol issues, interviewing and assessing techniques, case management, counseling techniques, and group dynamics. Practicums and internships will be offered to allow the student to experience the actual field of human service provider and substance abuse counseling. Students completing this program will have met the requirements for state licensure examination as a licensed chemical dependency counselor. A final internship will be used to verify workplace competencies (Capstone). Students successfully completing the program would be awarded the Associate of Applied Science degree in Human Service Provider Associate.
Articulation agreements and transferability with state universities are available. For more information contact the program director.
ADMISSION TO HUMAN SERVICE PROVIDER/SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING PROGRAM
Admission to Weatherford College does not guarantee selective admission to the Human Service/Substance Abuse Counseling program. The number of students admitted to this program is limited. Students admitted to this program will be selected on the basis of admission to the college, reading and writing level, prior educational achievements and an interview with the program director. All potential students need to complete an application, submit a criminal background check, reading and writing placement scores, and any prior education. For specific application information and deadlines, contact the program director or the academic counselor.
CIRCUMSTANCES THAT MAY LEAD TO INELIGIBILITY FOR STATE LICENSURE
The Board of Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor has identified certain criminal backgrounds that may render a potential candidate ineligible for licensure in the State of Texas. Contact the program director to find out more about potential ineligibility.