Dec 08, 2021  
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CNS 532 - Advanced Drug and Alcohol Counseling: Clinical Approaches with Co-Occurring Disorders Credits: 3


Students are provided with the concept of alcohol and drug dependency as it relates to cooccurring disorders. The course explores the diagnostic criteria found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5 and the complicating issues of personality disorders in the treatment process. This course helps practitioners learn more effectively how to diagnose and treat psychiatric disorders and substance use disorders concomitantly. Students will review basic assessment methods and be given opportunities to engage in discussion, presentations and online instruction.

Prerequisite(s): Master's degree in counseling or related degree.



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