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CAS 760 - Addiction Counseling in Community Settings

(3 units)
Therapeutic interventions, techniques and strategies for intervening with individuals, groups and families affected by alcohol and other drugs. (CAS 760 and CEP 760 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to articulate the various theories, models, and therapies that underpin addiction counseling.
2. Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of the addiction counseling adaptations of other counseling or therapy specialty theories and practices including best practice treatment approaches.
3. Students will be able to demonstrate effective individual and group counseling skills as they apply to working with the addicted population.
4. Students will be able to identify the variables impacting special populations and determine effective interventions for working with these clients.
5. Students will be able to identify “self” factors that might create barriers to effective clinical work when counseling clients with addictive disorders.
6. Students will be able to demonstrate ability to practice “use of self” flexibility for improving clinical strategies and options.


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