ASSESSMENT, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF ADDICTIVE DISORDERS
Examine addiction and its physical and psychological effects on the individual, family and society. Assess boundaries and ethical issues commonly found in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of addictive disorders. Apply basic counseling techniques including motivational interviewing.
Prerequisites: 10-550-110 UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION, 10-520-115 INTRODUCTION TO COUNSELING, 10-520-108 METHODS OF SOCIAL CASEWORK, 10-520-102 BOUNDARIES AND ETHICS IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS, and 10-520-104 BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENT, or enrollment in the SUDC Specialization Certificate or with instructor's consent.