HSW 219 The Drug and Alcohol Treatment Process: An Introduction

Credits: 3.00

Designed to provide a working knowledge of the helping process as it applies to drug and alcohol counseling, students completing this course should be able to: develop assessment and diagnostic skills; formulate appropriate goals, and treatment plans; improve interviewing and intervention skills with drug/alcohol clients; discuss and compare individual, group, and family treatment approaches; describe the levels of service available to drug/alcohol clients and their families; use AA, AL-ANON and other support groups as treatment allies; appreciate the impact of sex, age, ethnicity, race and religion on the treatment process; and understand the American Psychiatric Association's (DSM V) assessment of substance use disorders, anti-social personalities and depression.

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Last Updated: 08/25/2017