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Intro to Sub Use Disorders

Course Number: 10550200
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-550-200 INTRO TO SUB USE DISORDERS ... Explore characteristics that are incorporated into substance use counseling and practice. Determine personal values, beliefs, strengths and weaknesses. Analyze the eight practice dimensions used to effectively treat substance use disorders: Clinical Evaluation; Treatment Planning; Referral; Service Coordination; Counseling; Patient, Family and Community Education; Documentation; and Professional and Ethical Responsibilities. Evaluate legal and ethical issues surrounding substance use counseling. Evaluate Information about Wisconsin licensing for substance use counseling.

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

Length of Course

Course Competencies

  1. Explain the importance of public policy on the SUD profession
  2. Assess personal values
  3. Summarize the requirements of certification for the SUD profession
  4. Compare and contrast professional SUD counseling with self-help interventions
  5. Analyze the professional responsibilities of an SUD professional
  6. Explore the importance of self care for the SUD profession
  7. Analyze the historical development of the SUD profession
  8. Apply cultural competence specific to the SUD profession
  9. Examine ethical standards for an SUD counselor
  10. Analyze the eight practice dimensions
  11. Explore professional organizations relevant to SUDC