Course Descriptions

Substance Abuse Counseling

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This course provides theory and skills acquisition by utilizing intervention strategies designed to obtain therapeutic information, support recovery, and prevent relapse. Topics include counseling individuals and dysfunctional families, screening instruments, counseling techniques and approaches, recovery and relapse, and special populations. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss issues critical to recovery, identify intervention models, and initiate a procedure culminating in cognitive/behavioral change. Students will survey and practice various group techniques/therapy utilized in current substance abuse treatment programs.

Course Name: 

SAB-210

Class Hours: 

2

Lab Hours: 

2

Clinical Hours: 

0

Credit Hours: 

3