The 12 Core Functions of a Substance Abuse Counselor ( 2 Day Class)
Date: March 6, 2017
Class Type: Classroom
Level: All Levels
Instructor: Susan Carreiro-Penacho, LMHC, LADC1
12 CEUs: CD, SW
***(Please note that this is a 2 day class: March 6 and 13, 2017.)
This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the 12 core functions of an addiction counselor: Screening, Intake, Orientation, Assessment, Treatment Planning, Counseling, Case Management, Crisis Intervention, Client Education, Referral, Reports/Record Keeping and Consultation with Other Professionals in Regard to Client Treatment/Services.
Each area will be defined, reviewing criteria, purpose and implementation across various treatment settings. Students will engage in activities that will assist them in developing a comprehensive understanding of each function and how these functions are essential in providing substance abuse treatment. This course will meet requirements for individuals pursuing their CADAC/NADAC and assist in preparation for the exam related to this certification.