Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/101747
About the Course:
Code of Ethics for Alcohol and Drug Counselors was published for drug and alcohol counselors in the state of Iowa. This Code of Ethics was adopted to aid in the delivery of the highest quality of professional care to persons seeking chemical dependency services. It covers the nine specific principles which are inclusive of: Responsibility to clients, dual relationships, confidentiality, professional competence and integrity, responsibility to students, employees and supervisees, responsibility to the profession, finacial arrangements, advertising, and legal and moral standards.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Code of Ethics for Alcohol and Drug Counselors (Iowa) created by Iowa Board of Certification in 2016.
Iowa Board of Certification
Updated May 2016
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who reside in the state of Iowa who seek knowledge about the Iowa Code of Ethics for alcohol and drug counselors. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Explain a counselor’s responsibility to clients, obligations regarding dual relationships, and considerations regarding confidentiality.
Describe the standards for professional competence and integrity as well as the counselor’s responsibility to students, employees and supervisors, and to the profession.
Discuss ethical considerations regarding financial arrangements, principles related to advertising, and the legal and moral standards for alcohol and drug counselors.
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