Addiction Studies Certificate, Graduate
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|ADST 501||RELAPSE PREVENTION||2|
|ADST 504||ADOLESCENT ADDICTION ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT||4|
|ADST 512||PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIONS OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS||4|
|ADST 520||CASE MANAGEMENT||4|
|ADST 530||ADDICTION TREATMENT WITH FAMILIES AND DIVERSE POPULATIONS||4|
|ADST 535||CONFIDENTIALITY, LAW AND ETHICS FOR THE ADDICTION PROFESSIONAL||4|
|ADST 542||SCREENING AND ASSESSMENT OF CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS||4|
|ADST 544||TREATING CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS||4|
Optional Practicum–Students who are not currently working in a treatment agency may benefit from the practicum experience. Practicum hours may count toward Washington state certification required hours.
|ADST 595||ADST BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COUNSELING PRACTICUM||2-4|
|ADST 695||ADST BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COUNSELING PRACTICUM II||1-4|
Students who successfully earn a Addiction Studies Graduate Certificate from EWU should be able to do the following:
- demonstrate the competency-based knowledge and skills required for working in addiction treatment;
- understand the underlying causes of addictions and approaches to intervention, including assessment, treatment, relapse prevention, case management and self-help;
- recognize the potential for substance-use disorders to mimic a variety of medical and mental health conditions and the potential for medical and mental health conditions to co-exist with addiction and substance abuse;
- describe the behavioral, psychological, physical health and social effects of psychoactive substances on the person using and significant others;
- recognize the social, political, economic and cultural context within which addiction and substance abuse exist, including risk and resiliency factors that characterize individuals and groups in their living environments.