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Guide to Becoming a Substance Abuse Counselor

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Brush up on addiction affects, counselor responsibilities and more with this Guide to Becoming a Substance Abuse Counselor. This course offers a quick review of information designed to familiarize yourself with this career or to help you prepare for exams.
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7 chapters in Guide to Becoming a Substance Abuse Counselor

Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependence: Definition and Causes of Substance Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - From Misuse to Abuse: Distinction & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18490].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18490].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Addiction: Not The Same As Habit, Impulse, or Obsession Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18494].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18494].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Alcoholism: Causes, Symptoms, Effects & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Effects of Alcohol: Physiological, Behavioral & Long-Term Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Understanding Cannabis Dependence: Facts and Myths Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10435].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10435].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Stimulant Dependence: Amphetamines and Cocaine Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10433].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10433].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Dependence on Depressants: Alcohol, Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs and Opioids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10432].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10432].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Dependence on Hallucinogens: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10434].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10434].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Prescription Drug Abuse: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48308].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48308].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Tobacco Use: Addiction and Short-Term Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17313].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17313].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Smoking: Long-Term Consequences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17656].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17656].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Alcohol, Drug, and Prescription Abuse in Late Adulthood Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18106].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18106].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Combining Substances: An Examination of Substance Abuse Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10436].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10436].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - How Substance Use Affects Health and Chronic Conditions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17690].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17690].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Counseling as a Profession: Types of Counselors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23198].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23198].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Counseling as a Profession: Specialties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23199].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23199].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Education and Competencies of a Professional Counselor Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13725].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13725].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Counselor Licensing and Certification Requirements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21918].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21918].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Personal Qualities of an Effective Counselor Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13724].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13724].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Where do Counselors Work? - Settings & Their Similarities & Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13726].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13726].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Counseling Intake Process & Initial Interview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14176].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14176].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Testing and Assessment in Counseling: Types & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14177].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14177].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Middle Stages: Working Within The Counseling Relationship Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14178].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14178].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Termination During the Counseling Process: Function, Timing & Related Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Multicultural Counseling? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20968].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20968].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Counseling Across Gender Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20970].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20970].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Counseling Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered People Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20971].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20971].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Counseling in Colleges and Universities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14265].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14265].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Counseling Aged Populations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20972].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20972].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Religious and Spiritual Development in Counseling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14145].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14145].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Issues with Changing Family Patterns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13745].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13745].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Substance Related Disorders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[103].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[103].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Treating Substance-Related Disorders: Biological, Behavioral and Psychodynamic Approaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10437].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10437].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Addiction and Addictive Behaviors: Types & Warning Signs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Drug Abuse: Physical Consequences and Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18493].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18493].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Drug Abuse and Addictions Counseling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14269].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14269].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Becoming a Certified Addiction Counselor Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48318].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48318].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Co-Occuring Disorders in Addiction Counseling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48319].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48319].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Rehabilitation Counseling: Definition & Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14270].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14270].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Group Therapy in Addiction Counseling Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48320].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48320].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Alcohol Abuse Problems: Rates, Effects & Treatment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14268].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14268].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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