Addiction Counseling Competencies (DA2000)

Author(s): US Dept of Health & Human Services

Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCAPP, CE Broker Provider, CRCC, CVRP, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Specific , MSCC, NAADAC, RNs, VRA-Canada

Credit Hours: 6

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

Developed by the National Curriculum Committee of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, TAP 21 identifies 123 competencies that are essential to the effective practice of counseling for psychoactive substance use disorders. TAP 21 also presents the knowledge, skills, and attitudes (KSAs) counselors need to become fully proficient in each competency.
The test for this course is based on the Introduction and Sections 1 & 2
I. Curriculum Committees
II. Foreword
III. Introduction
IV. Section 1: Transdisciplinary Foundations
V. Section 2: Practice Dimensions
VI. Section 3: Additional Resources
VII. Section 4: Appendices

Course Objectives

  1. Be able to identify a variety of helping strategies that can be tailored to meet the needs of individual clients.

  2. Attain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes associated with each competency that are consistent with the counselor's training and professional responsibilities.

  3. Form understanding on which discipline-specific proficiencies are built.

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