TAP 21: Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice

This TAP provides guidelines to enhance the competencies of substance abuse treatment counselors. It discusses patient assessment and screening, treatment planning, referral, service coordination, counseling, family and community education, and cultural competency.

This document is part of the Technical Assistance Protocol (TAP) Series (click here) from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It is available from the publisher's website.


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Title: TAP 21: Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice
Title #2: Technical Assistance Protocol (TAP) Series
Author(s): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Publication Year: 2008
Volume #: March
Issue #: SMA08-4171
Publisher City: Rockville, Maryland
Publisher Name: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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