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

AC 217 - Alcoholism Fieldwork I

Credit Hours: 3

Supervised practice in counseling in alcoholism treatment facilities. Course requires a minimum of 150 hours of clinical activities plus a supervision seminar during class time.

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

  • demonstrate the increased ability to interact effectively with alcohol dependent clients, family members, or children of persons with alcohol dependency;
  • demonstrate improvement of their diagnostic assessment and treatment planning skills related to clinical activities with alcohol dependent individuals, families and significant others;
  • demonstrate improved knowledge and use of the American Society of Addiction Medicine client placement criteria as it relates to continuum of treatment, variable length of stay and treatment decision making;
  • demonstrate an increased knowledge of the alcohol dependency recovery process through clinical application of their knowledge, skills and community resources; and
  • demonstrate knowledge and application of counseling theories and techniques to addictions counseling.

Prerequisites: AC 214 or SA 110 and AC 215 or permission of the instructor.
F/S (C)