*Counselors requiring New York State approval must contact ACA upon completion to obtain customized CE certificate
This chapter gives specific attention to human development and its interaction with the recovery process. The combination of these major tenets informs effective treatment planning and the direction for counseling. Within the structure of this chapter are case scenarios and pragmatic considerations for counselors to use in their clinical work.
Explore human development and its interaction with the recovery process
Understand how developmental approaches inform treatment planning
Source: A Contemporary Approach to Substance Use Disorders and Addiction Counseling, Second Edition, by Ford Brooks and Bill McHenry
Description: The purpose of this chapter is to provide information that is specific to gerontological counselors. Topics include counselor education program standards; other professionals who work with older people; responsibilities mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); evidence-based practice and program-ming; the dangers of transference; the concepts of autonomy, personal control, independence, and empowerment; multicultural issues as-sociated with aging and the need for counselor cultural competency; therapies used with older people; case management; assessment; and assistive technology.
Examine program standards, interdisciplinary communication, HIPAA responsibilities, evidence-based practice and programming, and ethical and multicultural issues related to gerontological counseling
Explore strategies used by gerontological counselors to assess and treat older clients
Source/Book Title: Counseling Older People: Opportunities and Challenges by Charlene M. Kampfe