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MHT 2130 Fundamentals of Addiction Counseling CDCA Renewable

Course provides 30 hours of chemical dependency specific educational content required for application for CDCA Renewable credential with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Content included: Addiction and treatment knowledge, individual and group counseling, evaluation, service coordination, documentation and professionalism. Persons who currently hold a CDCA Preliminary with the State of Ohio may also take this course.

Prerequisites: MHT 1130

Course Outcomes
  • Develop, identify, and describe one's personal attitudes, beliefs and obstacles toward treating persons with substance use and other addictive disorders.
  • Identify and utilize components of prevention, assessment, intervention, and relapse in individual and group settings with persons with substance use and other addictive disorders.
  • Identify the ethical and professional behaviors expected in the field of substance use and other addictive disorders counseling. Understand scope of practice.
  • Demonstration and utilization of techniques used in addiction counseling focused on Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Elson
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. 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.
Restrictions: Department Chair Permission Rqrd
Note: B Term
Open Seats: 7
Meets: S from 9:00AM to 12:30PM
Section: BY0
Open Seats: 7
Meets: S from
9:00AM to 12:30PM
Section: BY0