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2021-2022 University Catalog & Student Handbook 
2021-2022 University Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYD 174 - Assmt & Treatment of Substance Disorders

This course examines substance abuse research as well as individual, group and family systems approaches to prevention and intervention. The course provides an overview of models, assessment instruments to identify addictive behavior, skills for treating addictions and information on how to work within an integrated health care team. The course presents clinical models (developmental, solution-focused, biopsychosocial, motivational interviewing, stages of change, self-help) from which interventions are drawn. Emphasis is on building community and preventing relapse. An evidence-based approach to interventions, treatment and the recovery process will allow students to develop skills and best practices in working with clients in the community.

Credit(s): 2

Type of Course: Course