Substance Abuse Counselor Education Curriculum

Substance Abuse Counselor Education Curriculum


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Human Services Associate Pathway

2018-19

Human Services Associate Pathway

2018-19 - Fall Start

Human Services Associate Pathway

2018-19 - Spring Start

Human Services Associate Pathway Checklist

2019-20 Fall Start

Human Services Associate Pathway Checklist

2019-20 Fall Start

Substance Abuse Counselor Education

Suggested Course List

Substance Abuse Counselor Education

Suggested Course List

Substance Abuse Counselor Education

Suggested Course List

Substance Abuse Counselor Education

Suggested Course List

Substance Abuse Counselor Education (Spring 2019 - Term 2)

Suggested Course List

Substance Abuse Counselor Education (Spring 2019 - Term 2)

Suggested Course List

Substance Abuse Counselor Education (Spring 2019 - Term 2)

Suggested Course List

Substance Abuse Counselor Education (Spring 2019 - Term 2)

Suggested Course List


Required Program Courses

10520102
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides an introduction to interviewing and recordkeeping skills practiced in human service agencies. Students learn principles and techniques needed to conduct informational and supportive interviews including maintaining clinical records, documenting referrals, staffings, and supervision. Students practice interviewing skills during class.
10520103
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course explores the ethical, legal, and professional issues facing the human services worker. It is designed to teach a process of ethical decision-making and to increase awareness of the complexities in practice. Students are introduced to the current state and federal statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions that govern the professional practice in human services. Standards, code of ethics, clients’ rights, and confidentiality are emphasized.
10520104
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
Students gain a basic understanding of the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs. Emphasis is on historical and social perspectives of drug use, trends of use, and legal and social responses to problematic alcohol and illicit drug use. Additionally, this course provides an accurate description of the effects of psychoactive drugs, identifies methods of substance abuse treatment, and introduces the student to local treatment services.
10520105
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of the major counseling theories and techniques and applications to various situations. Students will apply concepts and skills through practice in initiating, structuring, and terminating counseling sessions. PREREQUISITE: 10520102 Interviewing.
10520106
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course provides an introduction to case management theory, models, and techniques, along with the management and coordination of case records. Key components include intake assessment, creating a plan of service, coordinating care, referral techniques, client self-determination, and ethical issues.
10520110
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
An introduction to theory and practice of group dynamics and processes are covered in this course. Knowledge areas include ethical considerations, effective group leadership, and stages of group development. Learners will record and critique practice group sessions, function as group members, and demonstrate effective group facilitation skills. COREQUISITE: 10520102 Interviewing.
10520112
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course focuses on issues related to families and family functioning relevant to the human services field. Major areas of focus will include child maltreatment, domestic violence, and addiction, with emphasis on relevant helping skills and services.
10520115
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This course will gain further understanding of substance abuse and dependence, assessment and treatment interventions. Emphasis is on assessment, diagnostics, and treatment of substance use disorders. Students will also gain further understanding of levels of care, community-based sober support, referrals and family system interventions.

Required General Studies Courses

10809198
|
UGRD
| 3 CR
This introductory course in psychology is a survey of the multiple aspects of human behavior. It involves a survey of the theoretical foundations of human functioning in such areas as learning, motivation, emotions, personality, deviance and pathology, physiological factors, and social influences. It directs the student to an insightful understanding of the complexities of human relationships in personal, social, and vocational settings.

Total: 27 Credits


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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Sara Eckstein

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800.243.9482 ext. 5220

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

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800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Superior Admissions Contact

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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