Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Svc (550)
550-101. AODA Group Process & Practice. (3 Credits)
Prepare for a role as a group leader, including understanding the process of group dynamics and implementing strategies to facilitate effective client change. Learn steps for forming groups, establishing goals and clarifying rules in order to effectively facilitate the group process.
Prerequisites: 520-102 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C
550-105. Psychopharmacology. (3 Credits)
Take an in-depth look at the physiological effects of drugs and alcohol, focusing on genetic predisposition factors, and physiological and biological effects and etiology.
550-120. Assess/Diag of Substance Abuse. (3 Credits)
Learn the skills needed to prepare a focused, well-organized interview. Collect information needed to develop and formulate a psychosocial and treatment plan. Develop differential diagnoses and the basic use of the DSM IV.
Prerequisites: 520-100 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C