COUN 590

COUN 590: Clinical Applications in Addictions Counseling
3.0 SH


Students gain an understanding of clinical assessment, case conceptualization and case management in addictions, process compulsions (e.g., gambling, shopping, overeating), and crisis management throughout the lifespan. Students explore and demonstrate knowledge of evidence based methods of addiction treatment in a range of settings. Ethical implications, environmental context, and sociocultural aspects of clinical assessment, treatment, and consultation serves as the foundation for student learning. 3 hours lecture.

Prerequisites: COUN 552; COUN 577; COUN 588; matriculation in Counseling w/concentration: Addictions Counseling (CNAC), Clinical Mental Health (CNCC), or Advanced Counseling (ACOU) or departmental approval.