HSSA 145: Teaching Skills for Counselors

Facts about alcohol and other drug use and abuse and skills to impart these facts in a counseling environment. Includes physical effects and behavioral attitudes, family systems, health and safety, drinking and driving, treatment resources, and responsible decision making. Offered for continuing professional education; highly recommended as an elective. HSSA& 101 and HSSA 105 is recommended. This class may include students from multiple sections.

  1. Discuss insight into ADIS philosophy.
  2. Identify facts about alcohol and other drug use.
  3. Identify seven steps of effective decision-making.
  4. Develop curriculum planning and instructional skills.
  5. Demonstrate understanding of lesson plan development, classroom instruction and management.
  6. Demonstrate teaching methods used in ADIS environment.
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