Women’s Treatment Counselor (WTC) Education Course


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3 steps to complete the WTC Education Course:

  1. READ and study the Chapters identified in the Exam Questions Packet for each part.
  2. ANSWER the questions using the online Answer Sheet (70% correct to pass).
  3. PRINT the completion certificate that is automatically emailed to you

 

TEXTBOOKS
Women in Treatment: Substance Abuse Counselor Specialty Training Manual (2012) Breining Institute (134 pages).
To purchase the paperback textbook at $35.35 (includes tax and shipping to USA addresses), select the picture of the textbook cover, above.

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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.

 

SYLLABUS

WS-1971P1: Women’s Treatment Counselor Education Course, Part 1 (10 hours)
Course material: Women in Treatment, Chapters 1 through 4
$29
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
$29
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
$29
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
$29
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 for continuing education (CE) credit.