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ERIC Number: EJ843951
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
ISSN: ISSN-1533-2705
Curriculum Standards for the Education of Professional Substance Abuse Counselors
Whittinghill, David; Carroll, Jane J.; Morgan, Oliver
Journal of Teaching in the Addictions, v3 n2 p63-76 2004
The present study examined the perceived need for CACREP-accredited counselor education programs to formalize curriculum standards for substance abuse counseling courses. The participants were university professors who are CACREP liaisons for currently accredited counselor education programs. A survey was conducted using questions constructed from a review of literature and subsequent feedback from counselor educators with substance abuse counseling and CACREP expertise. Results suggested that providing educational preparation for students aspiring to be substance abuse counselors should be implemented. More than half of those surveyed (56.6%) indicated that the establishment of such curriculum standards by CACREP is "important" (23.3%), "very important" (14.4%), or "extremely important" (18.9%). (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Counselors
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A