CAC II Series: Infectious Diseases in Addiction Treatment
July 23 - July 24
8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday, July 23 - Tuesday, July 24, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Center for Professional Development is proud to offer Certified Addiction Counseling Trainings at the University of Denver. Join instructors Thea Wessel and Erin Gazelka and take the courses you need to complete your certification.
Location: University of Denver Campus
Price: $279 per attendee
- Describe the ways in which infectious diseases are transmitted
- Identify and discuss the correlation between the use of mind-altering chemicals and infectious diseases including HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis
- Discuss the reasons for infectious disease risk assessment in addiction treatment
- Describe the process for conducting risk assessment and ways of encouraging client involvement in modifying behavior
- Identify symptoms of STDs and discuss safe sex guidelines
- Describe the symptoms and disease progression of HIV and AIDS
- Demonstrate an understanding of the specialized substance use disorder treatment needs and issues arising in the treatment of the HIV positive client as well as his/her family
- Demonstrate an ability to conduct a safe sex/harm reduction discussion, including proper use and disposal of condoms and dental dams
- Document client condition, education provided and intervention in client records
- Discuss the relationships amongst healthy vs. toxic relationships, boundary development and maintenance, and the influence of traumatic experiences
For questions and information contact the Center for Professional Development at [email protected] or 303-871-4161
This course is being offered for 14 contact hours through the University of Denver. The Center for Professional Development maintains responsibility for this content.