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MHT 1130 Fundamentals of Addiction Counseling CDCA Preliminary

Course provides 40 hours of chemical dependency specific educational content required for application for CDCA Preliminary credential with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Theories and fundamentals of addictive illness and physical/mental effects of psychoactive drugs. Dynamics of substance related and addictive disorders on persons, families and society. Knowledge of disease concept, stigmas, identification, assessment, trends in treatment and relapse process. Develop insights, challenge biases and identify personal and professional issues. Elements of professional/ethical behaviors. Note for certain criminal convictions, the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals (OCDP) Board takes into consideration Ohio Medicaid Rules that specify a period of time since conviction that must pass to obtain a National Provider Identification (NPI) number when determining whether a person can obtain a credential. Also per the OCDP Board, fifty percent (50%) of the Chemical Dependency education must have been completed within the two (2) year period immediately prior to filling out the application for certification.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Course Outcomes
  • Describe the etiology and theories of substance use and addictive disorders.
  • Identify the ethical and professional behaviors expected in the field of substance related and addictive disorders.
  • Identify the classifications of drugs of abuse (from the current DSM) and their harmful effects.
  • Define and describe the basic components of prevention, assessment, intervention, diagnosis, treatment, and level of care placements with persons with substance use and addictive disorders.
  • Develop, identify, and describe one's personal attitudes, beliefs, and obstacles toward treating persons with substance related and addictive disorders.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: Yes
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 14, Rm 333
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 6
Meets: TH from 10:30AM to 1:10PM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 6
Meets: TH from
10:30AM to 1:10PM
Section: 100
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule, while adhering to weekly deadlines. No scheduled meeting times. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 3
Section: 500
Open Seats: 3
Section: 500
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 14
Section: 801
Open Seats: 14
Section: 801
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 15
Section: 802
Open Seats: 15
Section: 802
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 15
Section: 803
Open Seats: 15
Section: 803
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 10
Section: 804
Open Seats: 10
Section: 804
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 10
Section: 805
Open Seats: 10
Section: 805
Online Learning
FlexPace
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2023
Format: Complete work independently online when it fits your schedule, without weekly due dates. Requires self-motivation as well as a computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: FlexPace Orientation required. Visit sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 5
Section: 806
Open Seats: 5
Section: 806