Mary Feis-Christy / 2/13/2017 - 5/11/2017
This course provides the student who has completed the required pre-requisite courses with a practical, general workplace experience in the substance abuse treatment field. Students are responsible for obtaining a practicum site with the guidance of the practicum instructor. Students will gain experience through observing, shadowing and participating in a substance abuse treatment agency, under the direct supervision of the practicum instructor and an approved supervisor. Students will receive supervised experience within the 12 core functions, as required by IBADCC. The student will develop individual goals for personal and professional growth with the assistance of their site supervisor and practicum instructor. Upon completion of the field placement and ADDS courses, students may apply to take the Idaho Students of Addiction Studies (ISAS) test offered through the Idaho Board of Drug and Alcohol Certification. Pre-requisites: Successful completion (i.e. grade of “C” or better) of all ADDS courses.