2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
    
    Dec 07, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)
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COUN 6730 - Counseling Addictive Disorders♦


(5 cr.)
Students are provided with a foundation for counseling clients who have both substance-related and behavioral addictions. In this course, students examine historical perspectives and current trends in addiction treatment, as well as the biological and environmental influences on the etiology of addiction. Techniques and processes for assessment and diagnosis are examined in the context of individual, group, and systemic perspectives, with attention given to developmental and multicultural influences on addiction. Influences of public policy and advocacy on addiction and treatment are also examined.
Prerequisites
MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • COUN 6753
  • CPBL 602L

MS in School Counseling

  • COUN 6322
  • COUN 6320

MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling

  • CPLB 601L
  • COUN 6317
  • COUN 6753

♦ 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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