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2021-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2023 Graduate Catalog

REH 6320 - Addiction Counseling

Credits: 3 hrs
This course is designed to provide graduate students with an orientation to and introductory framework for recognizing and treating addictions and abuses. This course will provide accurate and current knowledge base concerning addictions, addictive behaviors, addictive influences, and addictive substances as evidenced in the current professional literature. Theories of addiction counseling and application of these theories will comprise a significant part of this course, particularly, with how they apply to work with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Co-occurring disorders, such as process addictions and mental illnesses will also be addresssed. Students will develop conceptual knowledge, practical skills, and self-awareness concerning the etiology of addiction, assessment strategies and diagnosis and treatment planning. 
Latest Update(s) Approved by Graduate Council: March 7, 2019