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AODA Specialization Test-Out Options

Earn credit for what you already know by testing out of a class, or by providing national exam scores or industry credentials. If you have any questions, or would like to start the process, please contact Wendi Ludwig at 715.803.1023 or studentrecords@ntc.edu.

ASSESSMENT, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF ADDICTIVE DISORDERS (10550115)

Credits: 3.00

Examine addiction and its physical and psychological effects on the individual, family and society. Assess boundaries and ethical issues commonly found in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of addictive disorders.

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PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY (10550114)

Credits: 1.00

Examine the basic concepts of psychopharmacology and the function of the organs and systems of the human body and brain. Assess boundaries and ethical issues commonly found working with mental health and substance abuse services. Apply reflective practitioner methods.

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Test-Out Option Term Definitions

Test
An exam that is scored by faculty or staff in NTC’s Testing Center.
Skill Demonstration
A performance of your expertise that is evaluated by faculty.
Combination: Test & Skill Demonstration
A combination of both a test and a skill demonstration.
Portfolio
A collection and explanation of your past learning through work or life experience.