Simply put, to complete the fieldwork requirement, students must work at their site for nine hours per week from the time they are placed until the last day of the semester.
In addition, in order to protect the validity of the credits we grant, minimum hour requirements are imposed in addition to the requirements. For HUM 111, the minimum is 80 hours, thereafter, the minimum is 115 hours.
The unique learning experience provided by a field placement is included in the Experiential Track for Addictions Counseling A.S. degree and Addictions Counseling Certificate program. Each student is required to complete a 300-hour field placement at a local agency that is approved by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. The hours required to complete the field placement will be approximately 20 per week. When on-site at the field placement, students will participate in activities related to at least four of the 12 Core functions of an Addictions Counselor.