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Chemical Abuse

Chemical Abuse

CA 1213 Intervention Strategies

Examination of intervention strategies appropriate to working with chemically dependent clients and their families. The focus will be on case management in therapeutic settings, client referral strategies, and the rationale for consultations with other helping professionals. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

 

CA 2223 Chemical Abuse in Special Populations

The course examines the relationship between certain subcultures and specific types of chemical abuse. Prerequisite: SOC 2133.

 

CA 2243 Practicum I in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling

A field experience that allows the application of knowledge and skills learned in course work. Students also will prepare and deliver case presentations. (200 Clock hours.) Prerequisite: permission of the program coordinator.

 

CA 2253 Practicum II in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling

A field experience that allows the application of knowledge and skills learned in course work in an agency providing services to chemically dependent clients and their families. Prerequisites: CA 2243 and permission of the instructor. (Satisfies requirement for SBS 4033.)

 

CA 2323 Professional Seminar in Substance Abuse Counseling

A reading seminar examining theoretical and ethical issues in substance abuse counseling. Ethical standards in the helping professions and national accreditation program standards, Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities for chemical dependency treatment facilities and agencies will receive particular emphasis. Pre or corequisite: CA 2253.

 

CA 3023 Counseling Practices

An overview of major counseling theories employed when providing treatment services to substance abusing clients and their families, as well as standards for treatment planning, client education, and report and record-keeping in therapeutic setting. Emphasis is given to identifying the client characteristics and selecting appropriate strategies in substance abuse/dependence counseling. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.