Introduces students to the established professional codes of ethics that define the professional context within which the addiction counselor works. Students will become knowledgeable about federal and state laws and regulations that apply in the field of substance abuse treatment.
To succeed in this course, students are expected to demonstrate respect for professional standards and be aware of the importance of complying with federal, state, and agency laws. They are expected to be open to changing personal behaviors and attitudes that may conflict with ethical guidelines. They will have an appreciation for professional development, supervision, and the importance of maintaining a healthy personal lifestyle as a counselor.
This course has no prerequisites.
Please note: This is a "self-support" course. This self-support fee listed above replaces the cost of regular tuition and is paid regardless of student residency status or total course load. Course fees are subject to change at anytime. For more information on tuition consult the Registrar's Office. Students using financial aid, VA benefits, or other scholarships should review the details of their financial package to confirm that self-support fee courses are covered.