Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Training.
Course Attribute:
Professional and Community Education
Meets with SW 6994. This course is designed to provide students with evidence-based practices that are fundamental to working with clients with substance related disorders. Emphasis will be placed on preparing students to recognize such disorders, to assess multiple dimensions of clients' lives that may be affected by the abuse, and to intervene effectively with individual, group and family therapies as they are applied specifically to clients with substance related disorders. The course will also address method for enhancing motivation to change. Teaching methods will include lecture, discussion, training videotapes and experiential exercises individual, group and family techniques.