The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice Out of stock for ordering This guide enhances the competencies of substance use disorder treatment counselors. It discusses patient assessment and screening, treatment planning, referral, service coordination, counseling, family and community education, and cultural competency. Publication ID SMA15-4171 Publication Date November 2015 Format Guidelines or Manual Download TAP 21: Addiction Counseling Competencies PDF 2.55 MB Find Related Information Audience Professional Care Providers Series Technical Assistance Publications (TAPs) You May Also Be Interested In TIP 48: Managing Depressive Symptoms in Substance Abuse Clients During Early Recovery This guide helps substance use counselors treat clients with symptoms of depression and substance use conditions. Program administrators will learn how to integrate depression treatment into early drug treatment. The guidelines cover screening, assessment, treatment, counseling, cultural competence, and continuing care. Access the literature review. TIP 52: Clinical Supervision and Professional Development of the Substance Abuse Counselor This manual presents guidelines for clinical supervision in the substance use disorder treatment field. It covers supervision methods and models, cultural competence, ethical and legal issues, and performance monitoring. The manual also includes an implementation guide for program administrators. Access the literature review. TIP 56: Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men This guide addresses specific treatment needs of adult men living with substance use disorders. It reviews gender-specific research and best practices, such as common patterns of substance use among men and specific treatment issues and strategies. TIP 39: Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy This guide introduces substance use disorder treatment and family therapy, and features models for integrating the two approaches to therapy. It also discusses cultural competency, considerations for specific populations, policy and program issues, and guidelines for assessing violence. TAP 21-A: Competencies for Substance Abuse Treatment Clinical Supervisors This manual lists competencies for effective supervision in substance use disorder treatment programs. It provides step-by-step guidance for implementing comprehensive supervisory training and workforce development. Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy This guide defines family therapy and suggests concepts and techniques that substance use counselors can use. It describes integrated treatment models, family therapy for specific populations, and guidelines for domestic violence and child abuse screening.