Addiction counseling competencies: The knowledge, skills, and attitudes of professional practice

Date: 2006
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Type:  Manual
Author:  Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Publisher:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Series 21. A comprehensive list of 123 competencies that substance abuse treatment counselors should master to do their work effectively. Has been used to develop and evaluate addiction counseling curricula, advise students, and assess counseling proficiencies.

Settings:  Behavioral Health Care, Outpatient Mental Health, Substance Abuse Treatment, Inpatient Mental Health
About Suicide:  Behavioral Health Disorders, Substance Abuse
Planning and Implementing:  Cultural Competence, Education and Training
Strategies:  Identify and Assist, Screening and Assessment, Effective Care/Treatment, Treatment