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Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (CDCA) II CDCAII.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 2 Credit Hours

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Mental Health and Addiction Services
Effective as of Fall 2019

What is the program about?

This one course certificate meets the educational requirements for the CDCA Phase II certification with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Content includes: addiction and treatment knowledge, individual and group counseling, evaluation, service coordination, documentation and professionalism.

Program Outcomes

  • Develop, identify and describe one's personal attitudes, beliefs and obstacles toward treating person with substance use and other addictive disorders.
  • Demonstration and utilization of techniques used in addiction counseling focused on Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
  • Identify and utilize components of prevention, assessment, intervention, and relapse in individual and group settings with person with substance use and other addictive disorders.

Career Opportunities

This one course certificate meets the 30 hour educational requirements for the CDCA Phase II certification with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Content includes: Addiction and treatment knowledge, individual and group counseling, evaluation, service coordination, documentation and professionalism. Community members who hold a CDCA Phase I with the state of Ohio may also take this course.

Transferability

The purpose of this is not transfer but to meet the state of Ohio credential CDCA Phase II educational requirements.

Prerequisites

  • MHT 1130
  • Approval of Department

Credentials

Theories of Addiction (5)Counseling Procedures & strategies with addicted populations (8)Group process & techniques working with addicted populations (5)Assessment & Diagnosis of Addiction (3)Treatment Planning (6)Legal & Ethical issues pertaining to chemical dependency (3)

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
MHT 2130 Fundamentals of Addiction Counseling CDCA Phase II 2
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule

Program Accreditation Information

None

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.