Addictions Counseling I (HSV220)
3.0 Semester Hours
This course is one of two devoted to the specific methods and skills used in treating chemically dependent persons and their families. Content includes the characteristics of an addictions counselor, federal and state confidentiality laws, legal and ethical issues of counseling, working with denial, structured assessment techniques, family-focused treatment, working with DUI offenders, and counseling strategies.
Recommended Prereq: HSV120 or consent of instructor.