Counseling

A degree is offered in the field of Addiction Studies.

 

 

Program Learning Outcomes

• Describe the legal and ethical issues of chemical dependency counseling

• Explain the interaction between genetic, biological, and environmental factors in the causes of substance misuse problems

• Correctly define and explain abuse, addiction, and dependency as key concepts in the discipline

• Demonstrate effective counseling and group leadership skills

• Apply principles of effective oral and written communication skills with clients, their families, and colleagues