2021-2022 Graduate Academic Catalog

GCOUN 6034 Treating the Addictions

Designed to teach methods for identification, diagnosis, intervention, and referral of substance abusers in a wide variety of settings and with consideration of the impact of gender, ethnic, racial, sexual orientation, and mental health factors. The course provides guidelines for assessment, working through denial and resistance, designing interventions, and making appropriate referrals. Teaching methods include lecture, discussion of readings, case presentations, and film.




GCOUN 6202 or GCOUN 6300 and/or GCOUN 6027 or GEXTH 5119, or by permission of the division's assistant director of advising and student services.