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.