CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES

Offered Fall  2017 (September - December)
AT 632 Addictions (3 credits)
Course meets requirements for LPC coursework
Format: Online
Cost: $1200.00
Contact: dorseyks@evms.edu
Topics that will be covered include drugs and society, substance and process addictions, evidence-based best practices for the substance abuse counselor, assessment, the recovery process, addiction and the family, and prevention strategies. This course covers diagnosis and treatment of addictive disorders and includes an overview of the philosophies and evidenced-based best practices, policies, and outcomes of the most generally accepted models of treatment, recovery, relapse prevention, and continuing care for addictions and other substance abuse related problems. Students also gain awareness of the impact of drug abuse on society and an appreciation of the cultural context within which addiction and recovery occurs.