This course addresses the principles of screening, assessment, diagnosis of substance use, induced, and co-occurring disorders in adults and adolescents, and treatment planning. Students will become familiar with an array of screening and assessment instruments, and diagnostic and treatment planning tools, including the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), Comprehensive SUDs Assessment, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s Patient Placement Criteria of Substance- Related Disorders (ASAM PPC), as well writing required reports and record-keeping functions. The treatment of co-occurring disorders, including the Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment model, process addictions (e.g., gambling), ethical considerations, and multicultural issues will be covered
Counselor Education-Graduate Studies
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