This course familiarizes students with both legal and ethical responsibilities associated with the practice of substance abuse disorder treatment. Students learn about appropriate roles and behavior to avoid liability and prevent harm to clients. Issues such as confidentiality, duty to treat, responsibility to third parties, ethical decision-making, and legal remedies for discrimination experienced by people in or in need of recovery from alcoholism and/or drug addiction are explored. This course meets the “legal and ethical responsibilities” provisions of all alcohol and drug counselor certification authorities in California.
Other Credits: BRN, BBS: 12 CE Hrs.
Note: Required for Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling. To receive credit toward CCAPP certification, enroll for a letter grade.
Course Number: FPM-40536
Credit: 1.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling