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Addiction Counseling Competencies, Transdisciplinary Foundations: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice

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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, Addiction Counseling Competencies, Transdisciplinary Foundations: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice created by SAMHSA

Journal/Publisher:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Publication Date:

2005

Course Material Author

SAMHSA

Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice (The Competencies) was published as Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) 21 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

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

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify key knowledge and attitudes expected of an addiction professional in understanding addiction.

  2. Explain the competencies expected in the area of treatment knowledge.

  3. Discuss competencies expected of an addiction professional in regards to applying knowledge to practice.

  4. Describe key knowledge and attitudes in the area of
    professional readiness.

Use our CE Approvals tool to look up your state requirements and how Addiction Counselor CE can help you meet them, or log in to your member account to show approvals relevant to your licensure.

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

2 CE credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

2 CE credit hours

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

2 CE credit hours

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

2 CPD hours

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Course Number 101027
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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74 members have taken this course

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