Individual Counseling Skills

COM HLT X 470.7

Introduction to the theories and vital skills needed when counseling individuals with substance use disorders. Skills include: motivational interviewing, screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT).

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Winter
Remote Instruction
Starting at $705.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Describe the impact of the therapeutic relationship between counselor and client
  • Practice motivational interviewing skills including: empathy, open-ended questions, affirmations, reflections, and summaries
  • Demonstrate skills in screening, brief interventions, and referral to treatment (SBIRT)

About this course:

This course introduces the application of individual counseling skills when working with people with substance use disorders. Topics include an introduction to the therapeutic relationship between client and counselor; professional ethics; role and responsibility of the counselor; major theories of individual counseling with a focus on evidence-based practices; introduction to and practice with Motivational Interviewing; introduction to and practice with Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT; four-hour training to meet DHHS requirement).
Prerequisites
Completion of COM HLT X 470.5 Introduction to Counseling and the 12 Core Functions.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Alina Bond
377325
Fee:
$705.00
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Notes

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: January 12, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 2021
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: Chemical Dependency Counseling: A Practical Guide by Robert R. Perkinson
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Tue Jan 5, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Jan 12, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Jan 19, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Jan 26, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Feb 2, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Feb 9, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Feb 16, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Feb 23, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
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Tue Mar 16, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

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