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Coun 615: Addictions Counseling

Leadership & Counselor Education

This course will introduce students to the field of addictions by defining clinical models of addiction, to include alcohol and other drugs, gambling, food, sex, criminal behavior, and other types of addiction. This course will also introduce students to (a) key concepts of pharmacology, assessment, and diagnosis; (b) methods of prevention, intervention, treatment, and care; (c) multicultural concepts/racial and gender disparities; (d) the impact of addiction on the family system; (e) ethical principles; and (f) the 12 core functions of practice for rehabilitation and clinical mental health professionals.

3 Credits

Instruction Type(s)

  • Lecture: Lecture for Coun 615
  • Lecture: Web-based Lecture for Coun 615
  • Lecture: Compressed Video for Coun 615
  • Lecture: Hybrid Lecture for Coun 615
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