Colorado Health Service Corps Scholarship Program for Addiction Counselors
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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
The Colorado Health Service Corps Program provides
scholarships for Addiction Counselor training in exchange
for a service commitment in a Health Professional
Shortage Area of Colorado.
Scholarship recipients must commit to a term of 6 months
at an approved site and meet the
hourly requirements for direct clinical contact
during the entire service obligation.
Scholarship recipients must:
- Be on a path to become a licensed Certified Addiction
Technician (CAT), Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS),
or a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)
- Get accepted into an approved clinical addiction
counseling training program within 6 months of accepting
the scholarship award
- Complete coursework and required hours within 18
months for CAT or 24 months for CAS and LAC
- Work in a Colorado Health Professional Shortage Area
at a CHSC-certified site for 6 months after becoming
fully licensed as a CAT, CAS, or LAC
Amount of funding
The full cost of tuition and fees up to $5,000.
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Scholarships for health careers · Substance use and misuse · Colorado
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