Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

AC 214 - Alcoholism Counseling I

Credit Hours: 3

Study of the techniques and strategies for use in assessment and treatment of alcoholics, their families and significant others, with the goal of functional improvement in all life areas affected by alcohol-related dysfunctional behaviors. Basic counseling skills will be taught including attending, responding, personalizing and initiating. Ethical principles will be discussed in the context of providing alcohol and substance abuse counseling and treatment services.

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

  • exhibit proficiency in attending, responding, personalizing and initiating skills;
  • gain increased self-awareness of their counseling approach and how it impacts the client;
  • demonstrate competency in the basic structure of interviewing and counseling; and
  • demonstrate a better understanding of ethical considerations and dilemmas as they apply to addictions counseling.

F/S (C)