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2022-23 Catalog 
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ALSA 210 - Substance Use Disorder Treatment and the Law

2 credits

The course will cover the interaction of Substance Use Disorder treatment facilities and the various elements of the judicial system. A primary focus will be the legal responsibility of the Substance Use Disorder Professional in the State of WA.  The course meets the requirements for Washington State Department of Health; Substance Use Disorder Professional License. This course is specific to Drug and Alcohol addicted individuals and meets the requirement for content area WAC 246-811-030 (Section W, R, & S).

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
  • Washington State Judicial System, Washington Administrative Codes pertaining to drug and alcohol treatment.
  • Demonstrate skills utilizing ASAM placement criteria and the purpose of ASAM criteria.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality and boundary issues.
  • Examine treatment planning.

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