COUN 540: Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling
Students learn about substance abuse counseling and related issues. Students gain an understanding of the historical context, etiological theories, and psychoactive impact of substances on the brain. Students learn about evidence-based assessment, diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse/dependence with emphasis on theory and research driven clinical counseling practice. 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisites: Matriculated Counseling MA students.