PRC-743 : Co-Occuring Disorders:counseling Clients With Substance Abuse and Psychiatric Disorders

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Psychology
Subject:
Professional Counseling
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course will provide students with an understanding of the nature of the overlap between psychiatric disorders and psychoactive substance use disorders and the assessment and treatment of clients with co-occurring disorders. Students will acquire an understanding of the differential diagnosis of chemical dependency and mental disorders, Students will learn about the mental disorders likely to be present in clients with co-occurring disorders, and the assessment strategies and intervention approaches for working with clients who have co-occurring disorders. 3 credits