2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (March 2015) 
    
    Jan 20, 2021  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (March 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCW 6202 - Treatment of Addictions


(5 cr.) Students in this course are provided with an understanding of theories, treatments, and  interventions for addiction. The focus of the course is to introduce various models of treatment, recovery, relapse prevention, and continuing care for addictive disorders. In addition, students understand the treatment principles and philosophies of addiction-related programs. Students increase their self-awareness as helping professionals by understanding their own limitations, recognizing when they need additional resources and support, and knowing when and where to refer clients. In addition, students examine substance abuse policies and regulatory processes that influence service delivery in addiction counseling.



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