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SHS 271 - Addiction Studies Field Practicum



3.0 Credits
Field experience for Addiction Studies: students observe and learn from working Chemical Dependency Professionals (CDPs) and apply knowledge and theory from classroom to supervised work in a certified agency treating those with addictions. State of Washington Chemical Dependency Trainee (CDP-T) certification required before enrollment. Permit code required.
Prerequisite ENGL& 101 and SHS 230, and a minimum of 20 additional credits in human service courses with a minimum grade of 2.0 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply discipline skills and abilities learned in classroom to a certified agency treating those with addictions.

  2. Identify professional roles and challenges of working as a Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee (CDP-T) and a Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP).

  3. Observe and analyze information gained during placement at the certified agency.

  4. Examine and evaluate personal thinking as well as the thought process and perspective of others.

  5. Demonstrate ability to write clear and well organized reports appropriate for the treatment setting.

  6. Demonstrate listening skills that positively enhance relationships in a certified agency treating those with addictions, and show ability to work as part of a professional team.



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