Document Type



Summer 2015

Course Description

This course introduces students to the pharmacology of substance abuse disorders and the dynamics of addiction, including medication-assisted therapy. Students will learn about the effects of licit and illicit drugs on the brain and body, basic drug classifications, and indications and contraindications of drugs to make appropriate referrals for medical intervention and medication evaluations and to provide basic client education.

Course Number

CE 555


Counselor Education-Graduate Studies


Mitch Moore

Rights Management

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