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Learning Activity #4: Counseling Strategies Paper

Watch the following video clips:

Substance Abuse Counselor Careers Overview

Practice Demonstration - Substance Abuse Counseling

Answer the following questions in 2-3 pages:

  • What addictions did the clients have?
  • What remedies or treatment strategies did the counselors suggest?
  • What character traits and active listening skills did the counselors exhibit?
  • What model(s) did the counselors utilize?
  • What theory(ies) or philosophies do you see employed?
  • Create a list of at least five strategies effective counselors use.
  • Use the Paper Writing rubric provided in the syllabus to ensure you have met all of the criteria.

Learning Activity #5: Abuse Counselor Career Essay

Career Focus: Substance Abuse Counselor

In the previous activity we observed some abuse counselors at work.Now we will learn details about the training and skills requisite for effective counseling.

  • Read the following articles.
  • Once you have reviewed the websites, prepare a one 1-page essay addressing the following questions.To achieve maximum points for content and analysis, the following elements need to be thoroughly addressed:

  • What abuse counseling career are you the most interested in; why?
  • Review the average salary for the position that interests you the most.
  • How much education is necessary in order to obtain a job in this field?
  • What are some advantages and disadvantages of a career as an abuse counselor?

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