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Whether looking to become more competitive through obtaining an Associates of Arts degree or contributing to society as a well-trained chemical dependency counselor, Bellevue College is the right choice for you. The Alcohol & Drug Counseling Program (ALDAC) is an open enrollment program designed for students to meet the chemical dependency requirement for licensure as a CDP.  You will receive the knowledge, skills and training required for counseling in the field of chemical dependency treatment.


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STEP One:  Advising

Prior to beginning your program, you will receive an education plan specifically tailored to fit your life style all while meeting the program degree requirements.  Students are REQUIRED to arrange and attend an individual advising session with the program director.  Please Contact (HSEWI) Health Sciences Education & Wellness Institute for your individual advising session with the program director.  All advising is by appointment onlyThis first point of contact is crucial in establishing a coordinated and informed entrance into the program, as well as learning the importance of how to effectively use supervision in the field of addiction treatment.


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STEP Two:  How to Apply to Bellevue College as an ALDAC student

The Alcohol & Drug Counseling Program is an open-enrollment program.  To enroll in the program each student will need to complete a series of steps beginning with an advising appointment with the program director.  Once your advising appointment has been completed, you will need to register to Bellevue College as an ALDAC student.  PLEASE NOTE, if you haven’t done so already, please refer to step-1 and schedule your advising appointment before you register to Bellevue College as an ALDAC student.


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STEP Three:  Join the workforce / Program completion

Prior to program completion, students will be REQUIRED to schedule an appointment with the program director to ensure all graduation requirements have been met.

Qualifying students may choose to complete an Associates degree in Allied health or an Associates direct transfer degree to achieve their career goals.


 

Last Updated May 14, 2018