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    Women's Treatment Counselor (WTC) Education Course
 40-hour on-line course. Completion satisfies education requirement for the CWTS Credential.


 Easy steps to complete the WTC Education Course
1  READ Women in Treatment and Family Treatment material
2  ANSWER the questions on-line
3  PRINT the completion certificates
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Women in Treatment
    Substance Abuse Counselor Specialty Training Manual
Breining Institute
Publication date: 2012
Publisher: Breining Institute
134 pages

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WS-1971P1: Women's Treatment Counselor Education Course, Part 1 (10 hours)
Course material: Women in Treatment, Chapters 1 through 4
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.

WS-1971P2: Women's Treatment Counselor Education Course, Part 2 (10 hours)
Course material: Women in Treatment, Chapters 5 through 8
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.

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
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.

WS-1971P4: Women's Treatment Counselor Education Course, Part 4 (10 hours)

  Course material: Family-Centered Treatment, Chapters 1 through 5
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Includes components of family-centered treatment and treatment modalities; whole family approach; collaborations for residential and outpatient clients; and programmatic and administrative challenges.


Exam Questions and Answer Sheets
The full 40-hour Women's Treatment Counselor Education Course is divided into four parts. You do not need to complete the parts in order, although it is recommended that you do so. Select the link below that corresponds to the exam questions that you wish to answer after reviewing the related material in the Women in Treatment text book (Parts 1 through 3), and the Family-Centered Treatment course material (Part 4).
Exam Questions Part 1     Exam Questions Part 2     Exam Questions Part 3     Exam Questions Part 4
Answer Sheet Part 1     Answer Sheet Part 2     Answer Sheet Part 3     Answer Sheet Part 4


To receive credit for the Course
  • Read and study the Chapters identified in the Exam Questions packet for each Part.
  • Answer the Exam Questions using the on-line Answer Sheet.
  • You will not be prompted to pay until after you have successfully completed the exam with score of 70% or better.
  • You will automatically receive an e-mail that confirms you passed the exam, as well as a Certificate of Completion attached to the e-mail.
  • On-line prices, after you have passed the exam, for each Part:
    - WS-1971P1: WTC Education Course, Part 1: $29 ($39 if submit paper answer sheet)
    - WS-1971P2: WTC Education Course, Part 2: $29 ($39 if submit paper answer sheet)
    - WS-1971P3: WTC Education Course, Part 3: $29 ($39 if submit paper answer sheet)
    - WS-1971P4: WTC Education Course, Part 4: $29 ($39 if submit paper answer sheet)


Continuing Education (CE) credit also available
In addition to satisfying the WTC 40-hour education course requirement, any or all parts of this course may be completed for continuing education (CE) credit.
  • WS-1971P1: WTC Education Course, Part 1 (10 hours CE credit)
  • WS-1971P2: WTC Education Course, Part 2 (10 hours CE credit)
  • WS-1971P3: WTC Education Course, Part 3 (10 hours CE credit)
  • WS-1971P4: WTC Education Course, Part 4 (10 hours CE credit)



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