Evaluation and Diagnosis of the Addicted Client

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills needed for evaluating clients who may or may not have substance abuse as a primary referral issue. Students will explore the basic issues, concepts, and trends in addiction as they relate to proper assessment and documentation for individuals suffering from addictions (especially addictions to drugs, alcohol, and/or gambling.) NOTE: Thsi course is offered only in the Spring term. (Prerequisite: PSYC-125)