Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101027
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About the Course:
Workforce development is essential to the field of substance use disorder treatment. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has included workforce development in its Matrix of Priority Programs. A major focus of this workforce development strategy is improving the competencies of professionals in the field. This updated edition of Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) 21: Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice (The Competencies) is a key component of that strategy. This course is from pages 1-34
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Addiction Counseling Competencies, Transdisciplinary Foundations: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice created by SAMHSA
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about addiction counseling competencies. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge. This course is from pages 1-34
Identify key knowledge and attitudes expected of an addiction professional in understanding addiction.
Explain the competencies expected in the area of treatment knowledge.
Discuss competencies expected of an addiction professional in regards to applying knowledge to practice.
Describe key knowledge and attitudes in the area of
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