Addictions Counseling Techniques and Practice

ADC 450
Alcohol & Drug Counseling
General Psychology

This course provides an examination of the specific skills involved in counseling the chemically dependent and the development, administration and management of treatment programs. Topics include: The initial interview, developing a treatment plan, individual and group counseling, continuum of care, patient education, treating adolescents, involving the family in the recovery process and special problems in counseling the chemically dependent.