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Fall 2013
Oct 04,2022
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SWRK 336 - COUNSELING SUBSTANCE ABUSERS I
This course serves as an introduction to the field of substance abuse counseling and is designed to familiarize the student to the basics of counseling as applied to substance use disorders. It is the first of the two counseling courses for the Substance Abuse Minor and it provides a foundation, and is a prerequisite for the second course, Counseling Substance Abuse II. Counseling Substance Abuse I will introduce students to the basic counseling skills, such as paraphrasing and probing, as well as models of treatment including Motivational Interviewing. The course will also introduce the modalities of group and family treatment for substance use disorders as well as legal and ethical practice. Furthermore, the importance of culture differences and how they influence substance abuse treatment will be discussed.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Social Work Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

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