Sep 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ALSA 209 - Law/Ethics Substance Use Disorder Treatment

2 credits

This course will cover the appropriate interaction between chemical dependency professionals and consumers of substance use disorder (SUD). Ethical principles will be applied in a SUD Treatment context, and relevant WACs will be covered. Course meets the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) requirement for CDP Credential.

Theory Hours
2 theory hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Understanding of the differences between professional counseling and sponsorship
  • Understanding of relapse warning signs
  • Understanding of contagion
  • Understanding of appropriate boundaries between counselors and consumers
  • Understanding of Professional Ethics
  • Understanding of the use and misuse of substances
  • Understanding of conflicts of interest

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