Helpful Links

DSHS -Department of State Health Services

TCBAP  Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals


American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Recreation Therapy Resources

Consortium for Therapeutic recreation/activities

National Association for Addiction Professionals

National Organization for Human Services

Texas Association of Addiction Professionals

Transfer Options – this is not an exclusive list but a place to start:

Park University

Texas State University

Texas A&M Commerce

Antioch University:


Internship applications deadlines:  Summer – March 1.  Fall – April 1.   Check with Dr. Coccia or Dr. Shuler to see if you are ready for internship.

Ready to graduate?  Don’t miss the deadline of March 29 for May graduation.  Even if you do not plan to attend graduation, you must actually “graduate” from ACC.

Looking for a scholarship?  ACC has many scholarships available for students – check out  Deadline is April 1.

Need volunteer hours?

A great way to complete volunteer requirements is through Student Life Common Service Experience. Student Life has compiled a list of agencies that need volunteers. They have an events calendar as well as a registration page on their site. Go to for more information.