Aug 07, 2020  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

RHS 3316 - Substance Abuse Counseling

Credits: 3 hrs
This applied course covers theories and techniques utilized in individual, family and group counseling to obtain therapeutic informaiton and aid in the process of recovery.  Students will demonstrate content mastery through classroom activities.  Emphasis is placed on the ethical and legal obligations of substance abuse counseling, and the impact of addictions on families.  Topics include counseling individuals and families, facilitating group counseling sessions, screening instruments, and recovery and relapse.  Upon completion, students should be familiar with individual and group counseling techniques; family systems theory; be able to discuss issues of recovery and relapse; and be able to identify theories and interventions of substance abuse counseling.
Pre-requisite(s): RHS 2301  and RHS 3312 , or by permission of instructor.