Nov 30, 2021  
University Catalog 2021-2022 
University Catalog 2021-2022
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ADS-3100: Addiction Counseling: Models of Practice

This course is designed to introduce students to the practical application of a variety of theoretical concepts, techniques and interventions used in addiction counseling settings. Emphasis is on basic interviewing, assessment and counseling skills that facilitate the helping process through integration of various theoretical models. This experiential course provides students an understanding of effective interventions from individual, relational, & systems perspectives while incorporating a strength-based style, privileging the individual’s unique, diverse and multicultural needs. This course is one of several expertise/skills courses developed (special attention paid to TAP 21 criteria) to provide the practical knowledge required for successfully navigating credentialing (Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor) examinations. This course is designed to address the needs of students with no prior addiction treatment training as well as provide appropriately challenging coursework that will offer upper division scholarship for an advanced education in addiction studies.
Min. Credits: 3.0 Max Credits: 4.0
Credit Basis: Quarter credit
Location(s): Antioch Univ Los Angeles
Method(s): Classroom
Faculty Consent Required: N
Program Approval Required: N
Course Type Liberal Arts, Science & Social Science

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