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Have you ever thought about a career in addiction counseling? Addiction counseling professionals treat individuals who are in need of substance abuse counseling as well as offer peace of mind to the families of persons who are in need of drug addiction counseling.

 

Drug and Alcohol Counseling – Level 1 reflects the explosion of information regarding the understanding, identification, and treatment of addictive disorders. It examines the use and abuse of alcohol, tobacco, barbiturates, amphetamines, cocaine, opiates, and hallucinogens, as well as chemicals -- such as aerosols, steroids, and over-the-counter analgesics. Additionally, the course investigates solid strategies for working with clients, the differences between abusers and addicts; drug effects on children, teenagers, and pregnant and nursing women; and children of alcoholics.

 

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define methods for detecting and determining addiction type
  • Identify methods for understanding addiction and avoiding triggers
  • Define the different treatment approaches
  • Identify techniques for overcoming addiction and solving the problems it has caused
  • Identify methods for counseling and treatment
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