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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CAPS 342 - Addictions Treatment Delivery Systems

3 Credit(s) | Lecture |
Course can be counted for credit once

This course is a practical study of treatment delivery systems and methodology of substance abuse treatment, including funding sources, administration of programs, and Federal and state laws and policies affecting treatment delivery. This course includes training in the fundamental twelve core functions of substance abuse treatment, and assistance in placement in a practicum setting. Assessment and referral utilizing American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Placement Criteria, private insurance behavioral health criteria, Medical/MASSHEALTH guidelines, and Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS) Levels of Care is a key component of this course. Ethical decision-making practice in substance abuse counseling is an important aspect of this course. The course is structured around the continuum of treatment, utilizing the Global Criteria reflected in the International Certification & Reciprocity Commission Exam, which is recognized by national and State of Massachusetts credentialing authorities.