Chemical Dependency | MRC

Chemical Dependency Specialist is a Human Services option designed for people interested in entering or furthering their present level of training in the chemical dependency field. A graduate will have acquired an understanding of the concepts, principles, skills, methods, and techniques needed to work with those whose lives have been seriously affected by chemical abuse.

To complete the degree one internship is required. For a permit or full licensure, completion of two internships is mandatory. A permit through the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy may be obtained after completion of this program. For full licensure a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a behavioral science is required.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may seek employment in chemical dependency treatment programs; information, diagnostic, and referral centers; outpatient or follow-up care programs; halfway houses, schools, hospitals, clinics, prisons, social agencies; and programs supported by business, church, and government.

Chemical Dependency Specialist is a Human Services option designed for people interested in entering or furthering their present level of training in the chemical dependency field. A graduate will have acquired an understanding of the concepts, principles, skills, methods, and techniques needed to work with those whose lives have seriously affected by chemical abuse.