2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Dec 13, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 6204 - Assessment in Counseling and Addiction


(5 cr.) Based on professional standards for testing, this course provides students with an overview of the different types of diagnostic and assessment tools used in addictions counseling. Students engage in a comprehensive examination of psychometric properties used to develop and evaluate these instruments. They learn various models and approaches to clinical evaluations for addictive disorders and examine the appropriate use of assessments for addictions. Moreover, students learn how to assess for a biopsychosocial and spiritual history, and they address ethical, legal, and sociocultural issues, including cultural bias and fairness.



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