Variant of CIP 2000 - NGS University-level Historical Groupings

51.1501 - Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling

This instructional program class comprises any program that prepares individuals to help prevent substance abuse, counsel individuals and families with drug and alcohol problems, and perform intervention and therapeutic services for persons suffering from addiction. These programs include courses in individual and group counselling skills, psychology of addiction, sociology, crisis intervention, substance abuse identification methodologies, substance abuse treatment modalities, substance abuse prevention and treatment resources, pharmacology and behavioural aspects of abused substances, treatment evaluation, patient observation and education, group dynamics, professional standards and ethics, and applicable laws and regulations.

  • Example Program Names:

    • Addiction counselling
    • Drug and alcohol counselling
    • Substance abuse counselling
  • Exclusion

    • Counselling psychology(42.0601)
    • Psychopharmacology(42.2401)
    • Social work(44.0701)
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