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✽ CSL 2046 - Ethical Practice in Addiction Treatment

1.0 Credits
This class will focus on ethical issues specific to the practice of addiction treatment and also on jurisprudence, which is the law and the practice of psychotherapy in Colorado. The class will strengthen the knowledge of ethics and jurisprudence for students as this is essential for safe practice. The class will cover the Colorado Mental Health Practice Act that regulates the practice of psychotherapy in Colorado, and introduce students to the regulatory system and the role of DORA (Dept of Regulatory Agencies) and OBH (Office of Behavioral Health) in the development and credentialing of an addiction technician. There will be an emphasis on developing ethical decision making skills, knowledge of confidentiality and the prohibited activities in the Mental Health Practice Act. Students will become familiar with the NAADAC Code of Ethics and acquire the tools for ethical and legal practice. This class also seeks to enhance the ability of students to offer treatment services in a manner that respects gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, cultural, familial, systemic and socioeconomic diversity.
Prev. Course Codes: CSL-245
LEC 15 Contact hours



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