Law and Ethics for Addiction Professionals
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.