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Alcohol & Drug Counseling

This program is not eligible for general tuition waivers. For information regarding registration, advising and our refund policy, please refer to the ALDAC website at: www.bellevuecollege.edu/aldac, or contact the Health Sciences,Education & Wellness Institute office at (425) 564-2012.

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ALDAC 094 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-5 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual classes related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 095 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-5 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual classes related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 096 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-5 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual classes related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 097 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-5 Cr.

Covers supplementary or unusual classes related to the field. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 100 Professional Development in Addiction Counseling • 1 Cr.

Introduction to the field of addiction counseling and treatment. Overview of state mandated education requirements, certification processes for CDP/CDPT licenses and methods for documenting CDPT work experience hours.

ALDAC 102 Chemical Dependency Pharm of Alcohol and Drugs • 3 Cr.

Examines the physiological and psychological effects of alcohol and other psychoactive drugs including various categories of psychoactive substances and their absorption, ingestion, metabolism, acute intoxication, withdrawal symptomatology, and short and long term effects on severity of addiction and process of recovery.

ALDAC 103 Introduction to Counseling Helping Profession • 3 Cr.

Introduces basic theories, models and techniques used in the counseling professions. Includes interviews with current counseling professionals, hands on practice with counseling techniques and transference, counter-transference self-awareness inventories.

ALDAC 104 Prior Learning Portfolio Development Seminar • 1 Cr.

Alcohol and Drug Studies students explore learning theory, document non-traditional learning and life experiences for evaluation as college level learning. Students pay per credit fee for all academic credits awarded in addition to the cost of the seminar. Prerequisite: Permission of the program director.

ALDAC 105 Chemical Dependency Client and Family Education • 3 Cr.

Explores effects of substance use, abuse and dependence on families and family dynamics. Includes review of community resources and content for educating family members of alcohol and drug addicted individuals. Prerequisite: Permission of program director.

ALDAC 106 Chemical Dependency Individual Counseling • 3 Cr.

Introduces counseling theory and techniques for working with alcoholic and drug addicted individuals with emphasis on motivation to change. Includes practice and development of chemical dependency counseling techniques and strategies. Prerequisite: ALDAC 100, 102, 103, and HSSA& 101 and permission of program director.

ALDAC 108 Chemical Dependency Case Management • 3 Cr.

Introduces mandated requirements for case management responsibilities including patient record management for alcoholic and drug addicted individuals. Prerequisite: ALDAC 100, 102, 103, HSSA& 101 and permission of program director.

ALDAC 125 Chemical Dependency Assessment and Diagnosis • 2 Cr.

Provides diagnostic skills required to accurately assess an individual's use, abuse or dependence on psychoactive substances. Includes assessment standards for evaluating severity of substance dependence on life functioning and patient placement in the continuum of care. Prerequisite: ALDAC 100, 102, 103, and HSSA& 101 and permission of program director.

ALDAC 150 Chemical Dependency Relapse Prevention • 3 Cr.

Addresses processes, behaviors and circumstances related to relapse and recovery with chemically dependent patients. Prerequisite: ALDAC 102, and HSSA& 101 and permission of program director.

ALDAC 160 Chem Dependency Culturally Competent Counseling • 2 Cr.

Introduces the multicultural counseling competencies needed to meet the diverse needs of alcoholic and drug addicted individuals. Includes exercises in self-awareness about diverse communities and barriers to effective addiction treatment.

ALDAC 175 Suicide Assessment, Management and Prevention • 1 Cr.

Participants will learn suicide risk assessment/risk screening, suicide prevention treatment and suicide management. This workshop will also highlight the unique considerations on the topics of bullying, LGBTQ populations, and victims of violence and their risk to suicide. This workshop meets the 6 hour suicide training requirement for professionals certified or licensed in the state of Washington.

ALDAC 194 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-6 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects supplementing the alcohol and drug studies curriculum. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 195 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-6 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects supplementing the alcohol and drug studies curriculum. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 196 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-6 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects supplementing the alcohol and drug studies curriculum. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 197 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-6 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects supplementing the alcohol and drug studies curriculum. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 198 Seminar in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-3 Cr.

Includes seminars and workshops for which college credit is offered. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 199 Individual Studies in Alcohol and Drug Counsel • V1-6 Cr.

Covers directed readings, special projects, and independent study by an individual student. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of program director.

ALDAC 204 Chem Dep Adolescent Assessment and Treatment • 2 Cr.

Examines the similarities and differences between adolescent and adult onset of addiction, various treatment models and developmental delay. Includes practice with adolescent specific diagnostic and patient placement criteria. Prerequisite: ALDAC 102 and HSSA& 101 and permission of program chair.

ALDAC 206 Chemical Dependency Group Counseling • 3 Cr.

Examines psycho-educational dynamics, models, techniques and theories of group counseling with alcoholic and drug addicted individuals. Includes practice and development of group counseling skills. Prerequisite: ALDAC 106 and permission of program director.

ALDAC 207 Chem Dependency HIV AIDS Brief Risk Intervention • 1 Cr.

Provides education on the pathology, intervention and treatment of HIV AIDS and other blood borne pathogens required for chemical dependency professional trainee and certification requirements to be a chemical dependency professional.

ALDAC 220 Chemical Dependency Clinical Practicum • 3 Cr.

Provides opportunity for one on one counseling, group counseling and case management services in a DBHR certified chemical dependency treatment program with qualified supervision. Prerequisite: ALDAC 106, 108, 204, and 206 and permission of program director.

ALDAC 225 Chemical Dependency Ethics and Laws • 3 Cr.

Provides up to date understanding of state and federal statutes, state regulations and code of ethics specific to the field of alcohol and drug counseling and the provision of chemical dependency treatment services in Washington State. Prerequisite: ALDAC 106 and 108 and permission of program director.

ALDAC 230 Chem Dependency Family and Couples Counseling • 3 Cr.

Introduces counseling theory and techniques for working with families, couples and significant others affected by alcoholic and drug addicted individuals with emphasis on prevention, crisis management and intervention strategies. Includes practice and development of crisis management and intervention techniques. Prerequisite: ALDAC 100, 102, 103 and HSSA& 101 and permission of program director.

ALDAC 235 Chemical Dependency Human Development • 4 Cr.

Examines application of various theories on human development from fetal epigenesist to geriatrics in addiction treatment. Explores the effects of personal and parental use of psychoactive substances and related environmental stressors on human development patterns.

ALDAC 240 Chemical Dependency Psychopathology • 4 Cr.

Examines the interaction of substance abuse and dependence with co-occurring psychological disorders. Explores the biological psychological and social influences on the use and abuse of substances, theories of addiction, and common myths and realities of alcoholism and drug addiction.

ALDAC 250 CD: Services, Professionalism and Self-Care • 3 Cr.

This class is designed to provide a forum for comprehensive demonstrations of knowledge, skills and attitudes of professional practice in the field of addiction treatment. Students will complete an all-inclusive review and demonstration of the principles and philosophies learned in the Alcohol/Drug Counseling Program in preparation for careers as Chemical Dependency Professionals. Recommended: ALDAC 105. Prerequisites: ALDAC 206, ALDAC 225, ALDAC 230.

ALDAC 294 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-6 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects supplementing the alcohol and drug studies curriculum. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 295 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-6 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects supplementing the alcohol and drug studies curriculum. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 296 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-6 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects supplementing the alcohol and drug studies curriculum. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 297 Special Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-6 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects supplementing the alcohol and drug studies curriculum. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 298 Seminar in Alcohol and Drug Counseling • V1-3 Cr.

Includes seminars and workshops for which college credit is offered. Topics are announced in the class schedule.

ALDAC 299 Individual Studies in Alcohol and Drug Counsel • V1-3 Cr.

Covers directed readings, special projects, and independent study by an individual student. May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credits. Prerequisite: Permission of program director.

HSSA& 101 Introduction to Addictive Drugs • 3 Cr.

Surveys drinking and drug use, alcoholism, and drug addiction. Students discuss relevant theories and research, treatment rationale and modalities, and the social, psychological, physical, and legal aspects of chemical dependency.