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Human Services: Foundations in Recovery and Academic Success Certificate Counseling Total Units: 7
Term Effective: Fall 2022


The Human Services Foundations in Recovery and Academic Success skills certificate is an interdisciplinary approach to prepare students for college who are early in recovery. Collegiate recovery promotes education as a related protective social determinant of health and wellness for students in the process of recovery. Students completing this certificate will be better prepared to complete their educational goals as they pursue careers across all disciplines.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Recognize how the family, social networks, and community systems are factors in addiction prevention.
  2. Recognize behavioral, psychological, health, and social effects of substance abuse on the user and the user's family and friends.
  3. Create short and long term goals in order to obtain academic objectives.
  4. Identify the resources and student services offered at Santa Rosa Junior College to support academic success.
  5. Analyze personal health and develop a behavior change plan to improve one's health and wellness.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Human Services: Foundations in Recovery and Academic Success Certificate program are:

  • Complete 7 units from
    • Human Services: Foundations in Recovery and Academic Success

Human Services: Foundations in Recovery and Academic Success - complete 7.00 units
HUSV 80Introduction to Addiction Studies3.00
KINES 53Principles of Health and Wellness3.00
COUN 60Effective Study Workshop1.00

Term Effective: Fall 2022

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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