Addiction Counseling

3.00 crs.

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the issues associated with counseling clients with issues of substance use and abuse. In this course, we focus on the systemic interventions of individuals with addiction issues, and the importance of treating the whole family. Course content includes historical foundations of addiction, psychological and physiological effects of commonly abused substances, various theoretical etiologies of abuse, and an overview of multiple treatment strategies for individuals (adults and adolescents), couples, families and groups.

Course Prerequisite

Course Cross-listing

Course Corequisite