Online Course » SU02 Substance Use and Addictive Disorders - Participant Empowerment

Course Description:
The purpose of this module is to provide an introduction to human services and mental health, and additional material on professionalism and professional boundaries. The module concludes with a discussion of cultural responsiveness and diversity. 
Course Objective:
• Describe the substance use disorders field. 
• Identify the standards for professionalism in the workforce. 
• Describe the importance of diversity and principles of cultural responsiveness. 
• Define the role of the direct support professional including maintaining professional boundaries. 
• Identify substance use and addictions service models, programs, and services.  
Intended Audience:
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio:
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.

Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
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