Sexually Transmitted Diseases, including HIV/AIDS (Updated 10-2014)
(STDs)

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
• This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to Sexually Transmitted Diseases, including HIV/AIDS for the addictions professional.
• This course directly relates to the domains of assessment, counseling, case management, client education, and professional responsibility, with a specific substance abuse focus.

OBJECTIVES: (Behavioral Terminology)
Upon completion, the learner will be able to identify:
1. Substance using Clients & STD Case Management
2. Overview of Most Prevalent STDs
3. Sociological Risk Factors for Substance Abuse and STDs
4. Counselor-Client Communication: STD Issues
5. Appropriate assessments, interventions, professionalism, and supportive measures such as case management and client education for the professional who is caring for the chemically impaired individual.

Course Updated 10/2014