Stratfords drug and alcohol specialist course is an excellent first step in learning more about drug addiction treatment. Whether you already have a career in counseling, or want to learn more this topic for personal reasons, Stratford's program can help you gain valuable knowledge to assist those in need.
This detailed program covers drugs and their side effects as well as positive ways to successfully counsel individuals who may be plagued by drug and alcohol dependency.
Students can study at home at a pace that is most convenient for them to learn more about this career field.
Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist Module 1
Preparing to Counsel Others The Foundations of Human Behavior
The Process of Socialization
Social Issues in General
Social Issues in the Workplace
A Recipe for Psychological and Social Wellness
Counseling Tasks and Competencies
Recognizing Ambiguity and Complexity
Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist Module 2 Drugs and Society Volume 1 Effects of Drugs on Society and Dimensions of Drug Use
Understanding Drug Use and Abuse
Drug Use, Regulation and the Law
Homeostatic Systems and Drugs
How and Why Drugs Work
Pharmacological Effects of Alcohol
Behavioral Effects of Alcohol
Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist Module 3 Drugs and Society Volume 2 Narcotics
OTC, Prescription and Herbal Drugs
Drug Use within Major Subcultures
Drug Abuse Prevention
Treating Drug Dependence
Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist Module 4 Substance Abuse Counseling Substance Abuse Counseling for the 21st Century
Drugs and Their Effects
Assessment and Treatment Planning
Helping Clients Change
Empowering Clients through Group Work
Maintaining Change in Substance Use Behavior
Working with Families
Programming Planning and Evaluation
Preventing Substance Abuse
This program is specifically designed to serve as an introduction or enhancement of the theoretical knowledge required for the vocational application of this subject. It is intended to help individuals in the furtherance of their vocational training and is not intended as a substitute for licensing or certification requirements, which may include an apprenticeship or additional training, as required by law.
We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date addiction counseling textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your addiction counseling studies. The order in which the material is presented may vary.