Associate of Science in
Associate of Science in ADDICTION & DIVERSITY COUNSELING
Sisseton Wahpeton College
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The Addiction and Diversity Counseling degree prepares a student for counselling in an agency or institution which provides treatment for individuals who suffer from addiction. This degree also serves as a foundation for a Bachelor’s Degree in any Human Service related field and the Chemical Dependency field.
Required Professional Courses:
ADC 115 Introduction to Alcohol Use and Abuse
ADC 116 Introduction to Drug Use and Abuse
ADC 223 Ethics for the Alcohol and Drug Professional
ADC 227 Alcohol and Drug Group Counseling
ADC 234 Native American and Substance Abuse
ADC 256 Counseling Families with Alcohol or Other Drug Issues
ADC 261 Alcohol and Drug Treatment Continuum
ADC 296 Treatment Internship.
Develop a professional relationship that empowers the individual to use their own problem-solving skills
Apply skills to the development of treatment interventions and care plans.
Demonstrate confidentially, advocacy with professional and ethical standards.
Adhere to a respectful relationship with staff, clients, families, and communities in a culturally competent manner
Demonstrate assessment, knowledge, skills, and strategies for clients with substance abuse and mental health issues.