Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5626. Addiction and Substance Abuse Counseling

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Instructor consent required. Open only to students in the LPC Certificate program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Provides counselors an overview of the addictive process. Theories of substance abuse and addictions counseling and application of these theories will comprise a significant part of this course. In particular, this course will instruct students on how to apply different theories to individuals from minitorized or underrepresented backgrounds in a culturally component, ethical, equitable manner. Students will develop a strong base of conceptual knowledge, practical skills concerning the etiology of addiction, and understand the purpose of assessment in addiction work. Finally, the class will also address wellness strategies for optimal service delivery and preventing clinician burnout.

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