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Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse


Explore characteristics that are incorporated into substance abuse 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 abuse counseling. Apply reflective practitioner methods. Utilize clinical supervision. Information will be provided in regard to Wisconsin licensing for substance abuse counseling. Assess boundaries and ethical issues. Apply reflective practitioner methods.

Conditions: Accepted into the Substance Use Disorder Counselor Education Associate Degree, Substance Abuse Counselor Ed Technical Diploma or the SUDC Specialization Certificate.

Availability & Registration

We offer the following class sections for this course (10-550-111). View more class specific details and registration information by selecting a class number.

Class Number Status Start/End Date Last Date to Register Instruction Mode Campus Meeting Information Pricing
Aug 29 –
Dec 14
Nov 11 Online Virtual College
Aug 29 – Dec 14
April McHugh