Mar 24, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

AC 213 - Counseling Theories and Alcoholism

Credit Hours: 3

Study of the various counseling theories, approaches and techniques to counsel individuals and families. Measure of treatment effectiveness and unique approaches to working with different client populations. Students will begin to formulate their own personal counseling style while becoming aware of transference issues.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will:

  • be to articulate the various counseling theories that are used in addiction treatment;
  • be able to demonstrate the value of theoretical constructs to working with addicted individuals, families and significant others;
  • be able to demonstrate the ways in which the counselor’s personal values and belief systems influence the counseling process; and
  • be able to demonstrate their role in becoming an addictions counselor by looking at their own strengths and challenges they may face.

F/S (C)