Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice
Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Series 21

DHHS Publication No. (SMA) 08-4171
Printed 2006 Reprinted 2007 and 2008

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Public Health Service
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

1 Choke Cherry Road
Rockville, MD 20857


Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Acknowledgment

Section 1: Transdisciplinary Foundations
Introduction to the Transdisciplinary Foundations
I. Transdisciplinary Foundations

Section 2: The Professional Practice of Addiction Counseling
Introduction to the Professional Practice of Addiction Counseling
I. Clinical Evaluation
II. Treatment Planning
III. Referral
IV. Service Coordination
V. Counseling
VI. Client, Family, and Community Education
VII. Documentation
VIII. Professional and Ethical Responsibilities

Appendix A – References

Appendix B – Glossary of Terms

Appendix C – Addiction Counseling Competencies


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