Central Texas College Distance Education

Substance-Related and Addictive Disorder

An examination of the causes and consequences of addiction, the major drug classifications, and the counselor's code of ethics. Attention is given to family systems, special populations & diversity, prevention, intervention, & relapse prevention, and legal and professional issues in addiction counseling. An overview of competencies and requirements for licensure in Texas is covered. Recommended prerequisite: DAAC-1304 to be taken concurrently.