Law and Ethics for Addiction Professionals
This course is designed to understand the legal and ethical implications related to counseling while students also clarify their own beliefs and values.
What you can learn.
- Interpret the applicable federal, state, and agency laws and regulations that apply to addiction counseling
- Define and identify the scope of practice for addiction professionals and recognize when referral, supervision, or consultation is required
- Characterize the consequences of violating the code of ethics and the ramifications of non-compliance with confidentiality regulations
About this course:This course is designed to help students clarify their own beliefs and values, review the dynamics of the profession's Code of Ethics, gain knowledge about legal implications, and explore ethical issues related to substance use disorder counseling. In addition, students learn about the scope of practice for certified addiction counselors.
Summer 2021 Schedule
Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.
Required course in the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Certificate. Restricted course; call (310) 825-7093 for permission to enroll. Web enrollments automatically generate a "Permission to Enroll" request.
Enrollment deadline: August 3, 2021. Visitors not permitted.