AC 508: Counseling Theories in Addiction Setting
This course examines multiple counseling theories and their application in the addictions setting. Development across the lifespan and theoretical approaches specific to addiction will also be examined.
AC 508 is offered during summer term. This will be offered during the intersession of the Summer 2021 semester (June 7th-July 30th).
Knowledge of Rational-Emotive-Behavioral Theory
Knowledge of Behavioral Modification Theory
Knowledge of Control/Reality Theory
Knowledge of Person-centered Theory
Knowledge of Psychoanalytic Theory
Knowledge of Adlerian Individual Theory
Knowledge of Gestalt Theory
Knowledge of Solution-Focused Therapy
Knowledge of Motivational Enhancement Therapy
Ability to apply general principals of counseling theories and family systems approaches to addiction counseling.
Identification and review of the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous
Ability to explore and identify the relationship between substance abuse and domestic violence
Knowledge of cognitive, physical, social and emotional developmental theory and stages across the lifespan.
A 4-module online format which will include powerpoints, articles, and discussion questions will be utilized (which will require you answering questions much like you would be expected to during an in-person class).
Author: Gerald Corey
Publisher: Brooks Cole; 10th edition (2017)