Introductory Course to the Addictions Process

The course that is being presented this week in our face-to-face Substance Abuse Counselor Training is “Orientation and Care of the Chemically Impaired: An Overview of the Addictions Process”. This is a 6-hour course that is also available at our on-line training center anytime at which covers an overview of the addictions process for Nurses, Counselors, and other Health Professionals.

Here are the topics covered in this course:

  1. Introduction & Addictions Definitions
  2. The Counseling Process & Self-Assessment
  3. Assessing Signs of Intoxication & Withdrawal
  4. The Chemically Impaired Professional
  5. Effects of Substance Impairment
  6. Communication Guidelines
  7. Primary Prevention
  8. Interventions
  9. Psychopharmacology and Addictions
  10. Evaluation

To enroll in this course on-line please visit For more information about our face-to-face courses, please see our schedule at:

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