This course explores the special needs of clients that are diagnosed with both a substance abuse disorder and a psychiatric disorder and provides students with an understanding of the complexities of working with this population. For students and practitioners that wish to apply for the Mental Illness/Substance Abuse (MISA) registration offered by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Counseling Association (IAODAPCA), this course has been designed to cover the training required for the MISA credential.
Class meets face-to-face at the Fox Valley Campus, Room 144, from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.on the following Saturdays: Jan. 20, Feb. 10, Mar.10, Apr. 14, and May. 5.