Treatment of Alcoholism and Chemical Dependence

School of Professional Psychology and Health PSY 5602 1.00

This course begins by developing a foundation for assessment and treatment of substance abuse. In this process, an attempt is made to deepen student perspectives on how concerns about substance use fit into broader clinical practice. Course topics include the following: models of substance abuse and dependence, substance abuse and family systems, modes of assessment, typical presentation of users in psychotherapy, and modes of treatment.

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