AC 507: Group Counseling in Addiction Setting II
This course will build upon material presented in AC 506 with greater emphasis on group work in an addictions setting. Topics will include motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral technique in group work.
AC 507 is offered during the 1st session (January 9th-March 8th) of the Spring 2019 semester. Please Note: this course was offered during the 2nd session Spring 2018.
Ability to utilize motivational techniques in a group setting.
Ability to utilize cognitive behavioral techniques from an addictions perspective in a group experience.
Knowledge of challenging client situations and how to best deal with those situations.
Knowledge of assessments to utilize in a group context.
Ability to apply and use knowledge gained in Group Counseling in Addictions Settings I.
This course will be delivered in 4 modules over the course of eight weeks; each module will be two weeks in length. The online format will include uploaded interactive newsletters at the beginning of each module. The structure of the course will require you to actively engage in course content, answer discussion questions much like you would be expected to during an on-site class, submit mini assignments, and complete module quizzes.
Sobell & Sobell
Guilford Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 1609180518