Law and Ethics for Addiction Professionals

COM HLT X 470.6
This course is designed to understand the legal and ethical implications related to counseling while students also clarify their own beliefs and values.
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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.

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