Approaches to Comprehensive Addiction Treatment

COU CN621 - Approaches to Comprehensive Addiction Treatment

Credits: 3

This course surveys the role of the counselor within the continuum of addiction treatment and exposes the student to a variety of topics that are relevant to the delivery of integrated services. Topics will include co-occurring disorders and treatment considerations for infectious disease (HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Infections), specific interventions for nicotine, caffeine, and process (behavioral) addictions; integrated theories of substance use treatment; crisis intervention; outreach; program evaluation and staff supervision.  Course pre-requisite: COU CN515-Substance Use and Addiction Evaluation and Treatment.