ACA-ACES Syllabus Clearinghouse

The ACA Syllabus Clearinghouse is a joint project of ACA and The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). We will maintain syllabi on many topics from may different learning institutions. Our database will be updated continually with new and exciting courses and will provide a valuable resource to all counselors. If you have questions or need assistance please contact the ACA librarian at 800-347-6647 ext. 281 or

Addictions / Substance Abuse Counseling

AODA Reports & Recordkeeping

Barbara Jordan
This course will focus on the development and maintenance of case records in accordance with federal and state standards, agency certification requirements/administrative rules (HFS 75), and ethical principles for alcohol/drug counselors. Students will learn the importance of clinical chart documentation, security, and confidentiality of case records, and methods of insuring them. Progress tracking is reviewed, including how to write clear and concise progress notes and other reports, and the principles for their review.

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