2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Nov 28, 2021  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 5103 - Introduction to Addiction


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



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