SAC 101 Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling

Abadinsky, H. (2011). Drug Use and Abuse (7th ed.). Belmont: Wadsworth Cengage Learning.

Davis, S. R., & Meier, S. T. (2011). Elements of Counseling (7th ed.). Belmont: Brooks/Cole.

Kinney, J. (2012). Loosening the Grip (10th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

SAC 102 Physiology and Pharmacology of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Inaba, D. S., & Cohen, W. E. (2011). Uppers, Downers, All Arounders (7th ed.). Medford: CNS Productions, Inc.

Hart, C. L., & Ksir, C. (2011). Drugs, Society and Human Behavior (14th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

SAC 103 Ethics and Legal Issues in Substance Abuse

Corey, G., Corey, M. S., & Callanan, P. (2011). Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions (8th ed.). Belmont: Brooks/Cole.

CCBADC-Alcohol/Drug Counselors: Certificants And Registrants Code Of Ethics/Conduct (For all Alcohol/Drug Counselors: Certificants and Registrants) retrieved from:

SAC 104 Case Management in Substance Abuse Treatment

Van Wormer, K., & Davis, D. R. (2008). Addiction Treatment: A Strengths Perspective (2nd ed.). Belmont: Brooks/Cole.

Coughlin, G., Kimbrough, S. S., & Kimbrough, L. L. (2008). Patient Records and Addiction Treatment (4th ed.). Port Townsend: Lanstat Incorporated.

SAC 105 Professional Development for the Addictions Professional

Corey, M.S. (2010). Becoming a Helper, 6th edition, Cengage Learning. ISBN-10: 0495812269

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. (2006). Addiction Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice. Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Series 21. DHHS Publication No. (SMA) 08-4171. Rockville: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

SAC 106 Counseling Modes and Methods in Substance Abuse Treatment

Corey, G. (2009). Theory and Practice of Counseling and Psychotherapy (8th ed.). Belmont: Brooks/Cole.

Corey, M. S., Corey, G., & Corey, C. (2010). Groups: Process and Practice (8th ed.). Belmont: Brooks/Cole.

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. (2004). Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy. Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 39. DHHS Publication No. (SMA) 05-4006. Rockville: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

SAC 107 Supervised Practicum in Substance Abuse Counseling

Doweiko, H. (2012). Concepts of Chemical Dependency (8th ed.). Belmont: Brooks/Cole.

Herdman, J. W. (2008). Global Criteria: The 12 Core Functions of the Substance Abuse Counselor (5th ed.). Lincoln: John W. Herdman.

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th Ed. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

Desk Reference to the Diagnostic Criteria from DSM5. 1st Edition. American Psychiatric Publication Staff. American Psychiatric Publishing.
ISBN 978-0890425565 *this book is not part of the reference list for the exam but essential for practicum

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