2 Assessment Framed as Student Success Well-designed assessment plans provide students with a Meta view (overview) of the ADST program. This view can move students towards intentional learning as they understand connections between competencies, courses, assessments, and post-graduation certification and on to employment.
3 Where do the ADST Competencies come from? Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) 21 Addiction Counselor CompetenciesThe Knowledge Skills & Attitudes of Professional PracticeNAADAC Basics of Addiction Counseling:Desk Reference & Study Guide
4 State & NAADAC Align STATE Competencies based on Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) 21 Addiction Counseling Competencies.NAADACBasics of Addiction Counseling based off of TAP 21
5 Understand the characteristics & Dynamics of families, couples & Significant others affected by substance use.Is familiar with interaction patterns among substance users and their significant others for key cultural groups.Observes and identifies the basic interactive characteristics of the client’s social system.Readily identifies non productive systemic interactions and how they are likely to affect recovery within families, couples & significant others for a variety of diverse cultural groups.
6 Matching Competencies with course Objectives Competency/ObjectiveUnderstand the characteristics & Dynamics of families, couples, & significant others affected by addiction.Reading/AssignmentChapter 2: Impact of Substance Abuse on Families.Assignment: My FamilyDiscussion Board: How Porn Addiction Affects the Family
7 Facilitate the engagement of selected members of the family or significant others in the treatment & recovery processUnderstands processes for engaging the client’s social network in treatment activitiesSecures participation in appropriate treatment activities for family members and/or significant othersSuccessfully engages members of the client’s social network in counseling and other interventions designed to meet treatment goals.
8 Matching competencies with course Objectives Competency/ObjectiveFacilitate the engagement of selected members of the family, couple or significant others in the Treatment & Recovery process.Reading/AssignmentChapter 1: What is Family?Assignment: Discussion Board – What constitutes a family & how would you help facilitate the engagement of selected family members for involvement in the treatment & recovery process?
9 What does WA state Require? Minimum Requirements: WAC , an associates degree in human services or related field from an approved school, or successful completion of 90 quarter or 60 semester college credits in courses from an approved school. At least 45 quarter or 30 semester credits must be in courses specific to alcohol and drug addicted individuals and must include the topics listed below (a – w)
10 Topic Area – 45 Credits a) Understanding addiction b) Pharmacological actions of alcohol and other drugsc) Substance abuse and addiction treatment methodsd) Understanding addiction placement, continuing care, and discharge criteria, including ASAMe) Cultural diversity including people with disabilities and its implications for treatmentf) Chemical dependency clinical evaluation (screening and referral to include comorbidity)g) HIV/AIDS brief risk intervention for the chemically dependenth) Chemical dependency treatment planningi) Referral and use of community resourcesj) Service coordination (implementing the treatment plan, consulting, continuing assessment and treatment planning)k) Individual counselingl) Group counselingm) Chemical dependency counseling for families, couples and significant othersn) Client, family and community educationo) Developmental psychologyp) Psychopathology/abnormal psychologyq) Documentation, to include, screening, intake, assessment, treatment plan, clinical reports, clinical progress notes, discharge summaries, and other client related datar) Chemical dependency confidentialitys) Professional and ethical responsibilitiest) Relapse preventionu) Adolescent chemical dependency assessment and treatmentv) Chemical dependency case managementw) Chemical dependency rules and regulations
11 How’s That working for you? How do we know that what we are teachingstudents is whatthey need tosucceed?
13 Pharmacology of Substances 75/51 Counseling Practice 100/68 Raw Score250/170PercentilePharmacology of Substances75/51Counseling Practice100/68Theories of Counseling38/26Professional Issues37/251966757792832180344478264151802122297718835191405231291885524188 (SFCC)6274252720273608430198686522190478120161826319349872189592333756209856619969175 * Repeat702320458
14 What happens Now?By the time our students graduate they will have completed or have the option to complete:Required addiction related coursework for the state of WAThe NAADAC Level I examination400 Hours of practicum in a state agency to count toward the 2000 state required hours of experience.
15 NAADAC Education Provider Requirements WA State DOH RequirementsADST Program Student Learning Objectives University RequirementsNAADAC Exam
16 Jobs, Jobs, JobsEmployment of substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors is expected to grow by 27 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected as more people seek treatment for their addictions or other behaviors and drug offenders are increasingly sentenced to treatment rather than jail time.