3 steps to complete the WTC Education Course:
- READ and study the Chapters identified in the Exam Questions Packet for each part.
- ANSWER the questions using the online Answer Sheet (70% correct to pass).
- PRINT the completion certificate that is automatically emailed to you
Women in Treatment
Substance Abuse Counselor Specialty Training Manual
Publication date: 2012
Publisher: Breining Institute
$49.70 (includes shipping to US addresses)
Select book cover, above, to order Women in Treatment textbook.
Family-Centered Treatment for Women with Substance Use Disorders – History, Key Elements, and Challenges (2007) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) (83 pages). For a free electronic PDF download of this publication, select the picture of the textbook cover, above.
WS-1971P1: Women’s Treatment Counselor Education Course, Part 1 (10 hours)
Course material: Women in Treatment, Chapters 1 through 4
Includes historical and political perspectives; Declaration of Rights of the Women of the United States, 1876; and timeline of Her-story in the United States.
Part 1 EXAM QUESTIONS PACKET
Part 1 ANSWER SHEET
WS-1971P2: Women’s Treatment Counselor Education Course, Part 2 (10 hours)
Course material: Women in Treatment, Chapters 5 through 8
Includes gender-specific needs of women; women’s physiological differences and addiction; trauma, abuse, domestic violence and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); and ethical considerations when working with women.
Part 2 EXAM QUESTIONS PACKET
Part 2 ANSWER SHEET
WS-1971P3: Women’s Treatment Counselor Education Course, Part 3 (10 hours)
Course material: Women in Treatment, Chapters 9 through 14, and Appendices A and B
Includes gender-responsive, trauma-informed treatment; women’s nutrition in treatment and recovery; successful parenting for families affected by addiction; and psychodrama in the treatment of addiction and trauma for women.
Part 3 EXAM QUESTIONS PACKET
Part 3 ANSWER SHEET
WS-1971P4: Women’s Treatment Counselor Education Course, Part 4 (10 hours)
Course material: Family-Centered Treatment, Chapters 1 through 5
Includes components of family-centered treatment and treatment modalities; whole family approach; collaborations for residential and outpatient clients; and programmatic and administrative challenges.
Part 4 EXAM QUESTIONS PACKET
Part 4 ANSWER SHEET
CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDIT
Any or all parts of this course may also be completed and counted as Breining Institute-approved continuing education (CE) credit. However, please note that because these individual courses may be used to earn a professional credential, they do not qualify as NAADAC-approved continuing education (CE) credit.