Counseling Practices - Part 2 *Revised

Counseling Practices - Part 2

*Revised Course*

15 Hours

This course serves as Part 2 of a step-by-step approach to treat clients with substance use and abuse issues. You will have an enhanced ability to understand, work with, and implement the processes of Counseling, Referral, Service Coordination and Documentation.

While the preliminary functions of screening, assessment and treatment planning were covered in Part 1, now we are ready for the processes of addiction counseling that get to the heart of the matter. A considerable amount of time in this course is spent on counseling theories, techniques, skills and knowledge. Effective strategies will also include bringing families into treatment. We will look at the core functions of Referral, Service Coordination and Documentation as they apply to individual treatment.

Topics will include:

  • Counseling theories
  • Counseling skills
  • Family Sessions
  • Service Coordination
  • Documentation
  • Referral

Certification Areas and Continuing Education: 15 hours Counseling
Counseling / Documentation

Required TextbookRobert R. Perkinson. (2012). Chemical Dependency Counseling A Practical Guide 4th Ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

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*This text book is used for the following courses:  Counseling Practices Part I, Counseling Practices Part II and Counseling Practices: Group.