Confidentiality and Substance Use Treatment: HIPAA

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This educational course covers HIPAAs guidelines to confidentiality and substance abuse treatment.This education covers the Legal, Ethical, and Professional Development skill of the Eight Counselor Skill Groups ascribed by NAADAC and NCC AP.


Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this education course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the role of HIPAA and confidentiality in providing substance use treatment.




AuthorSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Center for Substance Abuse Treatment. (2004) The confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse patient records regulation and the HIPAA privacy rule: implications for alcohol and substance abuse programs.

Exam written by: Tamika Lett, PhD Human Services, NCAC II, CSAC, CCTP, QMHP A/C