ASSESSMENT FRAMED AS STUDENT SUCCESS Grace Creasman, M.Ed., MSW Addiction Studies Approved NAADAC Education Provider ASSESSMENT FRAMED AS STUDENT SUCCESS Well-designed assessment plans provide students with a Meta view (overview) of the ADST program. This view can move students towards intentional learning as they understand connections between competencies, courses, assessments, and post-graduation certification and on to employment. WHERE DO THE ADST COMPETENCIES COME FROM? Technical Assistance NAADAC Basics of Publication (TAP) 21 Addiction Counseling: Addiction Counselor Desk Reference & Study Guide Competencies The Knowledge Skills & Attitudes of Professional Practice STATE & NAADAC ALIGN STATE NAADAC Competencies based on Basics of Addiction Counseling Technical Assistance Publication based off of TAP 21 (TAP) 21 Addiction Counseling Competencies. U N D E R S TA N D T H E C H A R A C T E R I S T I C S & D Y N A M I C S O F FA M I L I E S , C O U P L E S & S I G N I F I C A N T O T H E R S A F F E C T E D B Y S U B S TA N C E U S E . Is familiar with interaction patterns among substance users and their significant others for key cultural groups. Observes and identifies the basic interactive characteristics of the client’s social system. Readily identifies non productive systemic interactions and how they are likely to affect recovery within families, couples & significant others for a variety of diverse cultural groups. M AT C H I N G C O M P E T E N C I E S W I T H COURSE OBJECTIVES Competency/Objective Reading/Assignment Understand the characteristics & Chapter 2: Impact of Substance Dynamics of families, couples, Abuse on Families. & significant others affected by Assignment: My Family addiction. Discussion Board: How Porn Addiction Affects the Family F A C I L I TAT E T H E E N G A G E M E N T O F S E L E C T E D M E M B E R S O F T H E F A M I LY O R S I G N I F I C A N T O T H E R S I N T H E T R E AT M E N T & R E C O V E R Y PROCESS Understands processes for engaging the client’s social network in treatment activities Secures participation in appropriate treatment activities for family members and/or significant others Successfully engages members of the client’s social network in counseling and other interventions designed to meet treatment goals. M AT C H I N G C O M P E T E N C I E S W I T H COURSE OBJECTIVES Competency/Objective Facilitate the engagement of selected members of the Reading/Assignment Chapter 1: What is Family? Assignment: Discussion Board – What constitutes a family & how family, couple or significant would you help facilitate the others in the Treatment & engagement of selected family Recovery process. members for involvement in the treatment & recovery process? W H AT D O E S WA S TAT E R E Q U I R E ? Minimum Requirements: WAC 246-811-030, an associates degree in human services or related field from an approved school, or successful completion of 90 quarter or 60 semester college credits in courses from an approved school. At least 45 quarter or 30 semester credits must be in courses specific to alcohol and drug addicted individuals and must include the topics listed below (a – w) TOPIC AREA – 45 CREDITS a) Understanding addiction b) Pharmacological actions of alcohol and other drugs c) Substance abuse and addiction treatment methods d) Understanding addiction placement, continuing care, and discharge criteria, including ASAM e) Cultural diversity including people with disabilities and its implications for treatment f) Chemical dependency clinical evaluation (screening and referral to include comorbidity) g) HIV/AIDS brief risk intervention for the chemically dependent h) Chemical dependency treatment planning i) Referral and use of community resources j) Service coordination (implementing the treatment plan, consulting, continuing assessment and treatment planning) k) Individual counseling l) Group counseling m) Chemical dependency counseling for families, couples and significant others n) Client, family and community education o) Developmental psychology p) Psychopathology/abnormal psychology q) Documentation, to include, screening, intake, assessment, treatment plan, clinical reports, clinical progress notes, discharge summaries, and other client related data r) Chemical dependency confidentiality s) Professional and ethical responsibilities t) Relapse prevention u) Adolescent chemical dependency assessment and treatment v) Chemical dependency case management w) Chemical dependency rules and regulations H O W ’ S T H AT W O R K I N G F O R YOU? How do we know that what we are teaching students is what they need to succeed? T H E N A A D A C E X A M M AT C H I N G COURSES TO COMPETENCIES Level I Exam Includes: • Pharmacology of Psychoactive Substances 30% ADST 300, 412, 464, 442, 444 – 512, 501, 542, 544 • Counseling Practice 40% ADST 302, 303, 308, 410, 420, 430, 440, 446, 464 – 501, 502, 520, 546 • Theoretical Base of Counseling 15% ADST 300, 302, 308, 420, 442, 444, 446, 462, 464 – 520, 542, 544, 546 Professional Issues 15% ADST 300, 420, 430, 462, 460 – 504, 520, 530, 535 Raw Score 250/170 Percentile Pharmacology of Substances 75/51 Counseling Practice 100/68 Theories of Counseling 38/26 Professional Issues 37/25 196 67 57 79 28 32 180 34 44 78 32 26 180 41 51 80 21 28 222 97 71 88 35 28 191 40 52 79 31 29 188 35 55 80 24 29 188 (SFCC) 35 62 74 25 27 202 73 60 84 28 30 198 68 65 84 22 27 190 47 55 81 25 29 201 68 61 82 31 27 202 71 63 79 31 29 193 49 52 87 28 26 218 95 63 92 33 30 188 37 56 80 26 26 209 80 65 85 30 29 202 66 57 85 31 29 199 69 60 82 25 32 175 * Repeat 28 52 70 28 25 193 47 63 80 27 23 204 63 58 88 28 30 W H AT H A P P E N S N O W ? By the time our students graduate they will have completed or have the option to complete: • Required addiction related coursework for the state of WA • The NAADAC Level I examination • 400 Hours of practicum in a state agency to count toward the 2000 state required hours of experience. NAADAC Education Provider Requirements ADST Program Student Learning Objectives University Requirements WA State DOH Requirements NAADAC Exam JOBS, JOBS, JOBS Employment of substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors is expected to grow by 27 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Growth is expected as more people seek treatment for their addictions or other behaviors and drug offenders are increasingly sentenced to treatment rather than jail time.