Feb 23, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REH 33xx - Substance Abuse Counseling

Credits: 3 hrs
This applied course covers theories and techniques utilized in individual, family and group counseling to obtain therapeutic informaiton and aid in the process of recovery.  Students will demonstrate content mastery through classroom activities.  Emphasis is placed on the ethical and legal obligations of substance abuse counseling, and the impact of addictions on families.  Topics include counseling individuals and families, facilitating group counseling sessions, screening instruments, and recovery and relapse.  Upon completion, students should be familiar with individual and group counseling techniques; family systems theory; be able to discuss issues of recovery and relapse; and be able to identify theories and interventions of substance abuse counseling. Prerequisite(s): REH 2301 and REH 3312, or by permission of instructor.