TAP 21: Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Behavioral Health Leaders, People in Recovery from Substance Use
Topics: Behavioral Health Organizational Guidance Docs, Recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders
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.