Mar 25, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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COUN 655 - Addictions Counseling


Designed to provide a supportive, structured learning environment for acquiring substance use and addictive behavior counseling skills. The role played by this course within the program is to provide students with an understanding of correlates of physiological and psychological effects of drugs and the significance of treatment planning in diverse settings. It helps the student use the knowledge of individual, group, and family counseling strategies as they are applied to behavior change and relapse prevention.

Students learn about the diagnostic criteria of substance use and addictive behavior, models of etiology, and approaches to treatment.

For clinical mental health counseling and school counseling majors only. No duplicate credit for COUN 655 and COUN 651 or PSYC 655.

Prerequisite(s): COUN 604.

Cr 3
Lec 3

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