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PSYC3300 Addictions Counseling

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: PSYC3300

Credits: 3

Term: Fall

About the Course:

This course is designed to provide students with a specific skill base for assessment and counseling of persons struggling with addictions. Students will also be introduced to the theory and empirically validated treatment approaches specifically developed for the special populations of those who are dually diagnosed, in chronic pain, and are adolescents and their families. Emphasis will be placed on developing competency in intake and assessment interviewing, behavioral treatment planning, and development of basic understanding of psychopharmacology as it applies to addiction counseling. Prerequisites: EXSC3205, PSYC2014, and PSYC3400 or PSYC3402 which may be taken concurrently and will require a waiver. Meets the requirement for Psychology and Social Science elective.

Course offered: Fall.

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