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Prerequisites: Admission to Substance Use Disorder Treatment Training Certificate Program.
This course builds on the knowledge and skills developed in Counseling Practice I and II, but with a focus on developing individual counseling skills. Students will learn about Evidence Based Practices (EBPs) utilized in the treatment of addiction and the substance use disorder counselor’s role (i.e. referral, case consultation, etc.) in providing these treatments. Continued exploration of assessment and motivational enhancement skills along with the following key elements will be focused on: 1) trauma informed care and co-occurring disorders, 2) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), 3). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), 4) Eye Movement Reprocessing and Desensitization Therapy (EMDR).