Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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HS 226 - Ethics and Law

3 Credit(s)

Introduction to the established professional codes of ethics that define the professional context within which the addiction counselor and human services provider works. Students will become knowledgeable about federal and state laws and regulations that apply in the field of substance abuse treatment and other health and human services. This class is accepted by MHACBO to meet certification requirements for alcohol and drug counselors.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Have an introduction to the field of ethics and law in human services.
  2. Have an introduction to professional and ethical behavior in human services.
  3. Learn about ethical dilemmas and legal requirements which might present themselves in the field of human services.
  4. Learn a framework for making sound ethical decisions.
  5. Examine personal values, attitudes and behaviors and how they may impact professional work in the field of human services.

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