Jan 25, 2021  
2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog 
2016-2017 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COUN 7840 - Introduction to Addictions Counseling

This course is specifically designed to function as a specialty course in the graduate counselor training program. The course experience provides an overview of the strategies, methods, and knowledge necessary for the effective identification and treatment of a broad range of addictive behaviors. The course will examine the biological, psychological, sociological, and behavioral components of addiction. As such, the course will focus on such issues as drug effects, assessment and diagnosis, counseling interventions, effects on family functioning and family interventions, relapse prevention, change maintenance strategies, primary prevention programming, and the related research. Students completing this course at the 7840 level will complete additional course requirements.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester

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