January 2024 University Catalog with April Addendum

COUN5108 Foundations of Addiction and Addictive Behavior

This course provides learners with fundamental knowledge of addiction from its historical roots through contemporary issues. Learners examine theory and research that guides treatment for substance use disorders and related addictive behaviors, including the diagnosis and treatment of co-occurring mental health issues. In addition, learners review empirically supported interventions for individuals, families, groups, and diverse populations, as well as emerging issues in the field based upon current research.




COUN-R5861 or COUN5260 or SWK5013