SUD Counselor Ethics & Confidentiality


In this training we will explore the obligations of an addiction counselor to adhere to accepted ethical and behavioral standards of conduct and continuing professional development. California certified counselor must have three hours of ethics and confidentiality bi-annually to renew their certification. Utilizing TAP 21 and California code of conduct for counselors this training reviews the key areas of ethics and confidentiality as well as the consequences of a violation. The training incorporates examples and interaction to increase the learning environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Know the basic foundation for ethical behavior in counseling.
  • Explore your responsibility to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to execute the counselor functions.
  • How attitude plays an important role in achieving competency.
  • Understand the steps your certifying agency and DHCS will take when an allegation of unethical behavior is received.



Additional information


Earn 3.0 CEUs


Course is online.


This course can be completed at anytime.