Sexually Transmitted Diseases Course for the Addictions Professional

The course that is being presented this week in our face-to-face Substance Abuse Counselor Training is “Sexually Transmitted Diseases, including HIV”. This is a 6-hour course that is also available at our on-line anytime at which covers the topic of STD’s with a specific substance abuse focus for Nurses, Counselors, and other Health Professionals.

Here is the course outline:

1. Substance using Clients & STD Case Management
2. Overview of Most Prevalent STDs
3. Sociological Risk Factors for Substance Abuse and STDs
4. Counselor-Client Communication: STD Issues
5. Appropriate assessments, interventions, professionalism, and supportive measures such as case management and client education for the professional who is caring for the chemically impaired individual.

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