Addictions Counseling Track Outcomes

Upon completion of the addictions counseling track, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and display ethical behavior regarding personal and professional awareness of values and self-disclosure, ethics of being a two-hatter, self-help fellowship participation, avoiding dual relationships, the relapsing counselor, and confidentiality (areas specified for fulfillment of ethics requirement for certification as a Certified Associate Counselor-Alcohol & Drug).
  • Assess clients for addictions.
  • Formulate multidimensional treatment plans.
  • Analyze theories of counseling related to addictions.
  • Critique the process of intervention and various options for intervention.
  • Demonstrate counseling competencies (including motivational interviewing and multicultural counseling).
  • Demonstrate competency in working with families and significant others affected by addictions disorders.