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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.

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
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 4
Meets: TTH from 10:00AM to 11:15AM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 4
Meets: TTH from
10:00AM to 11:15AM
Section: 100
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 1
Section: 500
Open Seats: 1
Section: 500
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 18
Section: 801
Open Seats: 18
Section: 801
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 15
Section: 802
Open Seats: 15
Section: 802
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 8
Section: 803
Open Seats: 8
Section: 803
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 7
Section: 804
Open Seats: 7
Section: 804
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 5
Section: 805
Open Seats: 5
Section: 805
Online Learning
Online Learning
Faculty: Brown
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Complete work online when it fits your schedule while adhering to weekly deadlines. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Restrictions: Flexpace
Note: Flexpace course: sinclair.edu/flexpace-register
Course Fee: $22.50
Open Seats: 5
Section: 806
Open Seats: 5
Section: 806
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Faculty: Ewing
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: Blended Modality
Open Seats: 18
Section: 604
Open Seats: 18
Section: 604
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Faculty: Mathias
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: Blended Modality
Open Seats: 21
Section: 608
Open Seats: 21
Section: 608
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Location to be announced
Faculty: Ewing
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled day(s) and time(s).
Restrictions: Correctional Facility Institutions
Note: Blended Modality
Open Seats: 24
Section: 610
Open Seats: 24
Section: 610