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MHT 2130 Fundamentals of Addiction Counseling CDCA Phase II

Course provides (30) hours of chemical dependency specific educational content required for application for CDCA-Phase II credential with the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Content included: Addiction and treatment knowledge, individual and group counseling, evaluation, service coordination, documentation and professionalism. Persons who currently hold a CDCA Phase I with the State of Ohio may also take this course.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Mental Health and Addiction Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: MHT 1130 


  • Develop, identify, and describe one's personal attitudes, beliefs and obstacles toward treating persons with substance use and other addictive disorders.
  • Identify and utilize components of prevention, assessment, intervention, and relapse in individual and group settings with persons with substance use and other addictive disorders.
  • Identify the ethical and professional behaviors expected in the field of substance use and other addictive disorders counseling. Understand scope of practice.
  • Demonstration and utilization of techniques used in addiction counseling focused on Motivational Interviewing, Stages of Change, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2