Explore not only the theoretical, but also the practical aspects of treating substance use disorders
Apply skills from this course by tracking behavior patterns in your own family of origin
Assess the impact of substance use disorders upon the entire family system, not just the addict
Understand evidence based methods to treat substance use disorders
About this course:
This course provides a brief overview of the theoretical and practical methods of assessing and implementing the basic counseling skills for treating substance use disorders in family systems. Information is presented through lectures and interactive discussions. Students are expected to acquire a knowledge base to apply treatment models in counseling, supporting interventions, and collaborating with other professionals. The course inspires students to connect their own experience with family systems by tracking behavior patterns in their own family of origin and the relationships they have inside and outside of the family.
COM HLT X 470.5 Introduction to Counseling and the 12 Core Functions, COM HLT X 470.7 Individual Counseling Skills, COM HLT X 470.9 Group Counseling Skills.
Required course in the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Certificate. Restricted course; call (310) 825-7093 for permission to enroll. Web enrollments automatically generate a "Permission to Enroll" request.
Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: June 30, 2022. Materials required. .