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Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

EDHS 8240 - Substance Abuse Counseling

Introduction to substance abuse counseling. Provides an understanding of the disease concept and other views of addiction, different methods of treating substance abuse, the process of recovery, the Twelve Step model, the role of the family in addiction, and counseling issues such as confronting denial, intervention, family counseling, relapse, and the role of the counselor in treatment. Emphasis is placed on developing skills through role play, case study, and interactions with substance abuse counselors and clients. Prerequisite: EDHS 7210, 7230, Counselor Education major, or instructor permission.

Credits: 3