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Addictions Counseling II

ALDC - 102

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course emphasizes standards for insuring thorough documentation; ethical aspects of addictions counseling; the counselor's need for cultural competence, personal growth, and professional growth; counselor/client expectations based on goals, objectives, rules, and obligations; and the use of laboratory tests/results for determining a course of treatment. Students may enroll in ALDC courses to satisfy electives for the AS in Public Service and other OCC degree programs. Individuals already employed in fields related to Addictions Counseling and baccalaureate degree holders may enroll in these courses to become Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC's) working under the supervision of agency directors or Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC's).