Counseling the poly-abuse client on an inpatient and outpatient basis with special emphasis on 12-step models. This course will cover the following: The study of alcoholism and other chemical dependency and the evaluation of the abuser, the medical aspects of alcoholism and other chemical dependency, current theories of the etiology of substance abuse, the role of persons and systems which support or compound the abuse, the major treatment approaches, legal aspects of substance abuse, knowledge of certain populations at risk, community resources offering assessment, treatment and follow-up, process of referring affected persons, and education concerning and prevention of substance abuse.
Course Format: Lessons/Lectures
3 credit hours
Interest-Free (0%) Tuition Financing available for only $50.00 per month.