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Addictions Counseling IV

ALDC - 104

Credits: 6

Catalog Year: 2017

This course promotes competence in addictions counseling by focusing on the following topics: individual, group, and family counseling; client education; treatment of the addicted person; familial aspects of counseling; techniques of crisis intervention, and ways to provide community and professional education. Students may enroll in ALDC courses to satisfy electives for the AS in Public Service and other OCC degree programs. Individuals already employed in fields related to Addictions Counseling and baccalaureate degree holders may enroll in these courses to become Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC's) working under the supervision of agency directors or Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LCADC's).