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ACD 113 - Law and Ethics for ACD and Human Services



3.0 Credits
Introduces the NAADAC Ethics Code, the process of ethical decision making and key federal laws, RCWs and WACs governing the practice of CDPs. Prerequisite: ACD 140  or SHS 103 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of the difference between ethics and the law. [REASON]
  2. Describe multidisciplinary perspectives that influence professional standards and legal mandates. [REASON]
  3. Articulate the importance of performing self evaluations, client consults and seeking ongoing supervision. [REASON]
  4. Integrate information from a comparison of several professional ethical codes, including those for human services and addiction professionals. [REASON]
  5. Demonstrate awareness and respect for the importance of cultural competency and the ethical codes that address related values. [EXPLORE]
  6. Describe and summarize the need to adhere to Federal and State laws and regulations related to human services or addiction work. [REASON]
  7. Demonstrate the ability to use web based research. [REASON]



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