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Prerequisite: Admission to Substance Use Disorder Treatment Training Certificate Program
This course introduces students to the values, knowledge, and skills essential to preparing to become and practicing as an ethical, competent, and professional substance use disorder counselor. The course is designed to expose and introduce students to four primary elements, including: (1) the professional code of ethics of addiction professionals, (2) the principles and standards guiding the practice of professional substance use disorder counselors, (3) the scope of practice for Substance Use Disorder Counselors (SUDC) and Advanced Substance Use Disorder Counselors (ASUDC) in the state of Utah, and (4) the licensing process for the SUDC and ASUDC in the state of Utah.