Addiction Studies Minor
This minor prepares students for Chemical Dependency certification by meeting the twelve counselor core functions as outlined by the Idaho Board of Alcoholism/Drug Counselor Certification, as well as related issues.
This minor satisfies the educational credentialing needs of addictions counselors in Idaho when accompanied by a bachelor’s degree. It also meets the twelve counselor functions as outlined by the Idaho Board of Alcohol/Drug Certification, Inc. (IBADACC), as well as related issues.
The counselor core functions are:
- Treatment planning
- Crisis intervention
- Case management
- Client education
- Reports/record keeping
- Consultation with other professionals
Students who major in Psychology need to be aware that some elective psychology courses may require a discussion or disclosure of personal information, such as relationships with parents or significant others. This also includes courses students must take for the Addiction Studies minor.
The 32-35 credits of required course work for the addictions studies minor will meet the educational credentialing requirements outlined by the IBADACC, Idaho Students of Addictions Studies (ISAS), and Certified Alcohol/Drug Counselor (CADC). Additional course work is required for the state of Washington.
|ADS-243||INTRODUCTION TO ADDICTION STUDIES||3.00|
|ADS-442||ETHICAL PRINCIPLES IN COUNSELING 1||3.00|
|ADS-443||CASE MANAGEMENT AND CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY 1||3.00|
|ADS-444||CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY AND PHARMACOLOGY 1||3.00|
|ADS-446||CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY AND FAMILY SYSTEM 1||3.00|
|ADS-448||CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY AND THE GROUP APPROACH 1||3.00|
|ADS-449||ASSESMENT/SCREENING AND CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY COUNSELING 1||3.00|
|ADS-470||CRISIS INTERVENTION 1||3.00|
|ADS-495||PRACTICUM IN PSYCHOLOGY||1.00-3.00|
|PSYC-101||INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY||3.00|
|PSYC-440||COUNSELING THEORIES AND TECHNIQUES 1||4.00|
Recommended for Washington certification.