Oct 28, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SA 127 - Topics in Addiction - Ethics and Confidentiality

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces an understanding of the nature of ethics in the human services field and especially in the area of chemical dependency counseling. It incorporates the formation of and "ethical sense" including a commitment to education, being an active learner, learning from role models, and getting involved in related coursework. In addition, an exploration and training in application of the applicable Codes of Ethics for Substance Abuse Counselors.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of ethical standards and practice for substance abuse professionals;
  • apply and establish appropriate boundaries and develop a framework for evaluating and managing multiple relationships in providing chemical dependency treatment; and
  • identify various counselor roles and recognize the potential for the development of ethics dilemmas.

F/S (C)