2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
    
    Dec 07, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)
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COUN 6204 - Assessment in Counseling and Addiction♦


(5 cr.)
Students receive an overview of the different types of diagnostic and assessment tools used in addictions counseling based on professional standards for testing. 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.
Prerequisites
MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • COUN 6785
  • COUN 6730

MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling

  • COUN 6730D
  • CPLB 601L

♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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