2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Nov 30, 2021  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCW 6103 - Introduction to Addictions


(5 cr.) Students gain an overview of the addiction counseling profession in this course. They are introduced to aspects of professional functioning as an addiction counselor, including but not limited to: role setting; history, philosophy, and trends in addictions counseling; professional standards; the effects of crises and trauma-causing events on persons with addictions; self-care; and ethical and culturally sensitive practices. Students also explore competencies, credentialing, and other professional issues.



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