Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Alcohol and drug counselors work in treatment settings to professionally help chemically dependent clients. The Alcohol and Drug Counselor Program helps prepare students for the Oregon Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor examination.

Restricted admission courses are limited to students officially accepted into the program, after all requirements are met. Please visit the AD program website, www.pcc.edu/programs/alcohol-counseling for more information, requirements, orientation dates and application process.

AD Open Courses

The following classes are open to the general public and students who are considering applying for the Alcohol and Drug Counselor program.

AD 101
Alcohol Use and Addiction
AD 102
Drug Use and Addiction
AD 104
Multicultural Counseling
AD 106
Smoking Cessation
AD 107
Addiction Recovery Mentor
AD 184
Men & Addiction

AD Restricted Admission Courses

The following courses are only open to students officially admitted into the Alcohol and Drug Counselor Program and space is limited. Please contact the AD Advisor with any questions 971-722-5427.

AD 150
Basic Counseling and Addiction
AD 151
Basic Counsel Skills Mastery
AD 152
Group Counsel and Addiction
AD 153
Theories of Counseling
AD 155
Motivational Interview & Addic
AD 157
Motivational Lab
AD 255
Multiple Diagnoses
AD 270A
Practicum: Addiction
AD 270B
Practicum: Addiction- Seminar