Professional Ethics and Cultural Competence in Addiction Services


Suffolk Community College

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    Spring 2024
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This course will include the OASAS required hours specific to Ethics and Cultural Competence for addiction professionals, including the required child abuse and maltreatment mandated reporter NYS Education Department approved training. Coursework will include education on, but not limited to, understanding the ethics and professional responsibilities of the counselor-client relationship, the CASAC Canon of Ethical Principles, ethical decision making and conduct, critical thinking skills, counselor self-disclosure, confidentiality laws and regulations (HIPPA & 42CFR part 2), responsibility to seek out and utilize clinical supervision and the importance of counselor wellness and self-evaluation. The course will also address counseling special populations/cultural competency. It will provide knowledge of the specific substance use disorder prevention/treatment needs of particular populations and development of the skills necessary to effectively counsel individuals in those populations as well as training to develop the ability to understand, communicate with and effectively interact with people across diverse cultures.
Course Area: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counseling
Level: Lower Level Undergraduate
Dates: 01-22-2024 - 05-14-2024
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