Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Rutgers University
O*Net Code
21-1011.00
Rapids Code
2068
Req. Hours
13000
State
NJ
Created
Apr 04, 2021
Updated
Apr 04, 2021

Time-Based Skills

5 skill sets | 22 total skills | 13000 total hours
Assessment - 4800 req. hrs
Demonstrate the ability to interview the client and peers to obtain an accurate history
800 hrs
Observe and document psychosocial, social and physiological signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use
800 hrs
Create the diagnostic summary based on the assessment and interviews
800 hrs
Explain the difference between tolerance and withdrawal
800 hrs
Describe the effects of various drugs of abuse on the physiological systems
800 hrs
Identify any Co- occurring disorders
800 hrs
Case Management - 8000 req. hrs
Identify Community resources to ensure quality of care and ensure the treatment plan
800 hrs
Follow documentation guidelines as per the IC&RC and complete the various types of documentation
800 hrs
Utilize HIV community Resources and Metal Health resources within the community
800 hrs
Utilize Disability services and employment services for clients
800 hrs
Group Therapy - 9600 req. hrs
Understand the four stages of group development and understand group process
400 hrs
Identify the processes individuals experience in group therapy
400 hrs
Learn Family counseling identify the roles family members play
400 hrs
Explain the difference between, interdependence, co- dependence and dependence
400 hrs
Individual Counseling - 12100 req. hrs
Utilize the key concepts with counseling approaches
500 hrs
Understanding how to choose and change counseling approaches
500 hrs
Identify the six stages of counseling and identifying skills in each
500 hrs
Use Crisis intervention and understanding the causes of crisis intervention
500 hrs
Provide addiction focused counseling to identify the difference between each stage of recovery
500 hrs
Ethics - 13000 req. hrs
Provide guidelines for ethical decision making and learn the importance of ethics in counseling
300 hrs
Understand the role of ethics in each stage of recovery and counseling
300 hrs
Following the proper procedures used to protect client rights during their treatment
300 hrs

Technical Instruction

Domain 1: Interviewing, Assessment, & Diagnosis
Initial Interviewing
# | 54 hrs
Biopsychosocial Assessment
# | 54 hrs
Diagnostic Summaries
# | 54 hrs
Differential Diagnosis (DSM)
# | 54 hrs
Pharmacology and Physiology
# | 54 hrs
Prenatal Alcohol Use and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder:
# | 54 hrs
Assessment and Intervention
# | 54 hrs
Compulsive Gambling
# | 54 hrs
Co-Occurring Disorder Assessment
# | 54 hrs
Assessment Tools
# | 54 hrs
Domain 2: Counseling, Crisis Interventions, and Therapy
Introduction to Counseling
# | 54 hrs
Counseling Skills
# | 54 hrs
Crisis Intervention
# | 54 hrs
Addiction Focused Counseling
# | 54 hrs
Group Counseling
# | 54 hrs
Family Counseling
# | 54 hrs
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
# | 54 hrs
Motivational Interviewing/ Motivational Enhancement Therapy
# | 54 hrs
Pharmacological Approaches to Nicotine Dependencies
# | 54 hrs
Domain 3: Community Resources, Services, and Documentation
Community Resources
# | 54 hrs
Consultation
# | 54 hrs
Documentation
# | 54 hrs
HIV & Resources
# | 54 hrs
Mental Health Services
# | 54 hrs
State Child and Family Services
# | 54 hrs
Criminal Justice System
# | 54 hrs
Disability Services
# | 54 hrs
Employment services
# | 54 hrs
Domain 4: Addiction Recovery
Addiction Recovery
# | 54 hrs
Psychological Client Education
# | 54 hrs
Biochemical/ Medical Client Education
# | 54 hrs
Sociocultural Client Education
# | 54 hrs
Addiction Recovery and Family Psychological Education
# | 54 hrs
Biochemical and Sociocultural Family Education
# | 54 hrs
Community and Professional Education
# | 54 hrs
Opiate and Stimulant Education
# | 54 hrs
Alcohol, Sedative and hallucinogens
# | 54 hrs