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Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 
    
Catalog/Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REHAB 5658 - SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN REHABILITATION

[3 Credits]
This course explores rehabilitation issues of a variety of substance abuse-related disabilities. Emphasis is placed on the 8-core competencies that rehabilitation counselors would practice in a substance abuse treatment setting. Each counseling core competency is highlighted with an examination of various theories and types of substance abuse counseling interventions. Other topics covered include the psychopharmacology of commonly abused drugs and issues accompanying a co-existing substance related disability and other disability. Lastly, policy issues pertaining to the services provided to individuals with substance abuse-related disabilities are examined.