AODA INTERNSHIP 1
Explore personal and professional qualities and responsibilities that are incorporated into substance abuse counseling and practice. Determine personal values and beliefs. Examine personal strengths and weaknesses. Evaluate legal and ethical issues surrounding substance abuse. Examine the substance use disorder counselor eight practice dimensions and 12 core functions. Apply reflective practitioner methods. Utilize clinical supervision. Information will be provided in regard to Wisconsin licensing for substance abuse counseling.
Prerequisites: 10-550-110 UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION, 10-520-115 INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELING, 10-520-140 GROUP COUNSELING METHODS, 10-550-114 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 10-520-104 BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENT, 10-520-102 BOUNDARIES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS and 10-520-108 METHODS OF SOCIAL CASEWORK.