2019-2020 Catalog

COUN 687 Treatment of Addictions: Individual, Group, and Family Addictions Counseling using ASAM Criteria

Using evidence-based practice, students develop conceptual knowledge and practical skills to diagnose and treat substance abuse disorders. This course covers screening, assessment, and diagnoses, as well as determining American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) placement criteria and level of care. Students learn the appropriate treatment modalities for individuals, groups, and families. Co-occurring disorders and trauma are also addressed. Students will receive a packet of materials from the instructor at the beginning of the course.

Credits

5

Prerequisite

COUN 680; COUN 684