Addiction Counselor Education
SURVEY OF ADDICTIONOLOGY
ACED 101
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Biological, psychological, and sociological theories of the use of major drugs of abuse, as well as addictive behaviors. Explores the distinction between use, abuse and addiction. For majors and non-majors. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 (or ENGL 101). [GE, SE]
INTRODUCTION TO ADDICTIONOLOGY
ACED 105
5 Credits
55 hours of lecture
Basic theories course: effects on the body, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of substance abuse. Emphasis on alcohol abuse and related problems in individuals and society. [GE]
INTRODUCTION TO ADDICTIONS COUNSELING SKILLS
ACED 122
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Application of basic counseling theories, including relapse prevention to an addiction client population. Group, individual and family counseling. Other cultures also addressed. Prerequisite: ACED 101 or CDEP 101, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
GROUP COUNSELING IN ADDICTIONS
ACED 125
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Use of group process for modifying individual attitudes and actions. Application of group counseling theories to an addiction client population. Prerequisite: ACED 201 or CDEP 120/201, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELING FAMILY MEMBERS
ACED 132
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Knowledge and skills for working with significant persons in the addicted client's environment. Emphasis on counseling immediate family members. Prerequisite: ACED 201 or CDEP 201 (or 120). [GE]
LAW AND ETHICS IN ADDICTIONS COUNSELING
ACED 136
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Examination of state and federal laws governing the addictions field, including the Washington Administrative Code for CDP's. Legal and ethical duties in the client-counselor relationship. Prerequisite: ACED 101 or CDEP 101, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
ADDICTIONS AND MENTAL ILLNESS
ACED 137
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Differential and dual diagnosis. Use of current edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. Referral and networking with mental health professional; relapse prevention techniques; screening that includes comorbidity. Prerequisite: ACED 101 or CDEP 101 or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
PREVENTION AND EDUCATION IN THE COMMUNITY
ACED 138
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Application of the Public Health and Social Development models to prevention activities. Knowledge of community resources in developing community education and prevention programs. Prerequisite: ACED 101 or CDEP 101 or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
PHARMACOLOGY OF DRUGS OF ABUSE
ACED 160
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Pharmacological effects of alcohol and drugs on the human body and mind. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101 (or ENGL 101). [GE]
ADOLESCENT ADDICTION ASSESSMENT & TREATMENT
ACED 164
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
An examination of adolescent development and the detrimental impact of addiction on youth development. The assessment process and treatment modalities for adolescents are presented. Prerequisite: ACED 101 and 122, or CDEP 101 and 122 or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
AIR- AND BLOOD-BORNE PATHOGENS
ACED 170
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Skills to reduce impact of air- and blood-borne pathogens on addiction clients. HIV/AIDS brief risk intervention for the addiction client population. Community resources available to clients. [GE]
THEORIES OF COUNSELING
ACED 201
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Introduces the major counseling theories and techniques focusing on individual counseling within a Human Services framework. Students are encouraged to develop a counseling orientation based on these theories which include their own personal and professional ethical orientation. For majors and non-majors. Prerequisite: ACED 101 or CDEP 101 and PSYC 101, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
MULTI-CULTURAL ADDICTIONS COUNSELING
ACED 202
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Culturally learned assumptions that shape a counseling interview. Culture as the heart of any counseling relationship. The impact of culture on treatment planning with an addiction client population. Prerequisite: ACED 122 or CDEP 122 and ACED 201 or CDEP 120/201. [GE]
CASE MANAGEMENT IN ADDICTION MEDICINE
ACED 203
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Requirements for managing cases in treatment clinics: treatment and aftercare plans, notes, testing, preparation of accurate reports and other documents, confidentiality, and advocacy. ASAM criteria and treatment. Prerequisite: ACED 201 or CDEP 120/201, and ACED 122 or CDEP 122, or consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR ADDICTION COUNSEL
ACED 205
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Development of skills needed to establish and maintain effective helping relationships with clients. Integration of relapse prevention counseling in treatment. Prerequisite: ACED 101 or CDEP 101, ACED 201 or CDEP 120/201, ACED 122 or CDEP 122. [GE]
FIELD PLACEMENT I
ACED 210
6 Credits
198 hours of clinical
Twenty hours weekly of on-the-job supervised experience applying counseling theories and practices. Addiction Counselor Competencies are used as a framework for assessment. Prerequisite: 30 hours of ACED or CDEP courses including ACED 136 or CDEP 135 and aced 122, possession of the WA state CDPT credential and instructor's permission. [GE]
FIELD PLACEMENT II
ACED 211
6 Credits
198 hours of clinical
Twenty hours weekly of on-the-job supervised experience. Applying counseling theories and practices. Addiction Counselor Competencies will be used as a framework for assessment. Prerequisite: Grade of "C" or better in ACED 210 or CDEP 210 and instructor's permission. [GE]
SELECTED TOPICS
ACED 280
1 - 3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Special topics in chemical dependence as listed in the quarterly class schedule. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: ENGL 101. [GE]
SPECIAL PROJECTS
ACED 290
1 - 5 Credits
Opportunity to plan, organize, and complete special projects approved by the instructional unit. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]