Are you a good listener who wants to help people in crisis? Are you motivated to understand and help change addictive behavior? Consider the related programs of Substance Abuse Counseling and
Social Work, both offered with a variety of degree and certificate options at Eastfield College.
These rates are
entry hourly wages for the following Substance Abuse Counseling jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
SOURCE: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence Center
*This job typically requires a bachelor's degree or higher.
Careers in social services are challenging but incredibly rewarding. Our dual program emphasis in Substance Abuse Counseling and Social Work ensures that you’ll learn both the theory and the practical skills necessary for your future career.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health-related occupations will add the most new jobs to the economy – nearly one-third of the total increase – through 2024.
CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase through 2024 in Texas of 17 to 25 percent for various social work positions, and 30 percent for substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors.
See more on careers in fields related to Social Work and Substance Abuse Counseling.
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Eastfield College is the only one of the seven colleges of DCCCD to offer the Social Work and Substance Abuse Counseling programs.
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degrees and certificates in Social Work and Substance Abuse Counseling.
This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information please visit dcccd.edu/hb1508.
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