May 17, 2024  
2019-20 Catalog 
2019-20 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALDAC 100 - Professional Development in Addiction Counseling

1 CR

Introduction to the field of addiction counseling and treatment. Overview of state mandated education requirements, certification processes for CDP/CDPT licenses and methods for documenting CDPT work experience hours.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of the therapeutic frame
  • Identify the components of the multidimensional biopsychosocial disease of chemical dependency
  • Identify the differences between certification processes related to alcohol/drug studies program
  • Apply to the Washington State Department of Health to be a Registered Counselor
  • Create a professional portfolio
  • List the differences between client populations and agency cultures
  • Build a transitional resume for entering into a new career

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