Recovery Leadership Proficiency Certificate

When completed, courses in this certificate may be applied to the BHHS Associate in Applied Science degree.

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Working with people as they recover from addiction and other issues is an equally challenging and rewarding career. The Recovery Leadership Proficiency Certificate gives students a chance to learn about issues like youth development, spirituality, recovery, resilience and transformation and conflict resolution. Upon completion, you'll be prepared to work within facilities and organizations such as faith-based ministries, community and collegiate recovery programs, and youth-oriented programs geared toward substance use and misuse prevention and intervention. For working nurses, psychologists, social workers and other professionals in the human services field, this certificate also provides continuing education credits.


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Child, Family, and School Social Worker – est. salary $41,842*
Marriage and Family Therapist – est. salary $60,447*
Health Educator – est. salary $60,261*
Rehabilitation Counselors – est. salary $36,652*


EMSI Data, 2017; Philadelphia Metropolitan Statistical Area; *these jobs may require a bachelor's degree or higher.

Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Recovery Leadership Proficiency Certificate degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.

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