Addiction counseling competencies: The knowledge, skills, and attitudes of professional practice


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Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Series 21. A comprehensive list of 123 competencies that substance abuse treatment counselors should master to do their work effectively. Has been used to develop and evaluate addiction counseling curricula, advise students, and assess counseling proficiencies.