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Chemical Dependency

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Chemical Dependency Courses

Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders
An overview if causes and consequences of substance related and addictive disorders, the major drug classifications and the counselor's code of ethics. Integrated with college credit DAAC-1319.

Principles of Behavior Management and Modification
A study of the theories and principles of behavior management, cognitive theories and techniques. Emphasis will be on their applications including managing self-behavior. In-depth study will be in operant conditioning techniques. Integrated with credit PSYT-2345.

Counseling Alcohol & Other Drug Addictio Addictions
Special skills and techniques in the application of counseling skills for the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) client. Development and utilization of advanced treatment planning and management. Includes review of confidentiality and ethical issues. Integrated with college credit DAAC 2341.

Counseling Theories
An examination of major theories of various treatment modalities. Topics include reality therapy, psychodynamics, grief therapy, person-centered therapy, rational emotive therapy, and cognitive behavioral approaches. (R) Integrated with college credit PSYT 2339. (LCDC, SW)


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