This course is designed to familiarize students in the Chemical Dependency Studies program with the legal and ethical responsibilities associated with the practice of substance use disorder treatment. Students will learn about appropriate roles and behavior to prevent harm to clients and to avoid liability. Relevant laws and mandates in the areas of confidentiality, duty to report, responsibility to third parties, ethical decision-making and discrimination will be covered. Prerequisites: A.A. degree or equivalent in units 84 quarter/56 semester is strongly recommended. Minimum requirement is 18 years of age or older, high school diploma or GED equivalent plus one year sobriety. Repeatability: May be repeated for a maximum of 2 semester units. Grading: A-F grading only. Equivalent Quarter Course: EPSY 7681.
This course meets entirely online with synchronous Zoom class meeting taking place on 9/19, 9/20, 9/26, and 9/27 from 9 am to 1 pm. Enrolled students can access course materials on CSUEB's BlackBoard system at bb.csueastbay.edu with the Net ID and password. Students who have previously received a BA or BS from CSUEB can enroll in this course using the Forever Pioneer Registration Form on the 'Tuition & Fees' page of the CSUEB Continuing Education website.
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