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.

Recommended Prerequisites:

Course Outcomes

  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.