2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Sep 29, 2020  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 6728A - Substance Abuse Counseling


(5 cr.) Students in this course examine psychological aspects of addictions involving alcohol, prescription medications, and illegal substances. Current research in the field of dependency and addiction is explored. Topics include diagnosis, models of treatment, treatment planning, use of group and family treatment plans, and efficacy of treatment. Strategies to promote change, including the transtheoretical model of behavior change, are discussed.



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