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Syllabus Retention Many states require syllabifor licensure. If you are required to providesyllabi, contact your Student Service Counselor(SSC) to request official copies. RecommendedProgram Materials: Publication Manual of theAmerican Psychological Association AmericanPsychological Association. (2009). Publicationmanual of the American Psychological Association(6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. ISBN-13:9781433805615 GCU has made APA templates andother resources available within the StudentSuccess Center. However, be aware that a morecomplete APA Manual can be purchased at yourown expense. To order the APA manual, pleasevisit the American Psychological Associationat . International Classification ofDisease Students are encouraged (not required) tofamiliarize themselves with the current version of
the International Classification of Disease (ICD)reference.TopicsTopic 1: Introduction to Addictionsand Substance Use DisordersDuration: 7 daysDescription:In this topic, you will be introduced to the history and conceptsof addiction and substance use disorders. As a future addictionscounselor, it is important that you understand what addiction is andits history. The following objectives outline what you should know andbe able to do by the end of this topic.Objectives:1. Describe the history of addiction and substance use.2. Define addiction and substance use disorders.3. Differentiate between the major theories/models of addiction.4.Topic Material:Textbook1. Foundations of Addictions CounselingRead Chapter 1 of Foundations of Addictions Counseling.Electronic Resource3. TAP 21: Addiction Counseling CompetenciesReview the Addiction Counseling Competencies (TAP 21), “The Knowledge,Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice,” on the SubstanceAbuse and Mental Health Services Administration website.Electronic Resource4. American Society of Addiction MedicineReview the following website for important information such asthe definition of addiction and other useful information discussedthroughout the course.Electronic Resource6. Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on ArizonaWatch “Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona” from the WalterCronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.Gradable ItemsDetailsPoints PossibleDiscussionQuestionTopic 1 DQ 1 (1.3)After examining the various theories ofaddiction from Chapter 1 ofthe textbook, describe an integratedtheory of addiction that includessome components of the theoriesmentioned in the course textbook.5.0
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Foundations of Addictions Counseling, addiction counseling competencies