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Code of Ethics for Alcohol and Drug Counselors(Iowa)

About the Course:

Code of Ethics for Alcohol and Drug Counselors was published for drug and alcohol counselors in the state of Iowa. This Code of Ethics was adopted to aid in the delivery of the highest quality of professional care to persons seeking chemical dependency services. It covers the nine specific principles which are inclusive of: Responsibility to clients, dual relationships, confidentiality, professional competence and integrity, responsibility to students, employees and supervisees, responsibility to the profession, finacial arrangements, advertising, and legal and moral standards.

Journal/Publisher:

Iowa Board of Certification

Publication Date:

Updated May 2016

Course Material Author

Iowa Board of Certification

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who reside in the state of Iowa who seek knowledge about the Iowa Code of Ethics for alcohol and drug counselors. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain a counselor’s responsibility to clients, obligations regarding dual relationships, and considerations regarding confidentiality.

  2. Describe the standards for professional competence and integrity as well as the counselor’s responsibility to students, employees and supervisors, and to the profession.

  3. Discuss ethical considerations regarding financial arrangements, principles related to advertising, and the legal and moral standards for alcohol and drug counselors.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

Our Provider Number: 192243

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

NASP accepts 30 CPD credits of sequenced self-study per each three year renewal.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

Our Provider Number: 17-1460

CE Learning Systems dba Addiction Counselor CE has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 17-1460.

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Course Number 101747
1 credit hour
  • Online Article
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