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|PSYC 338 - COUNSELING SUBSTANCE ABUSERS II|
The second counseling course for the substance abuse minor. This course will discuss groups, individuals, couples, and families as clients. Course format will involve group process techniques for the development of effective group facilitation skills. Specific techniques involving the following approaches will be explored and practiced; motivational interviewing; solution focused; cognitive behavioral therapy, and 12-step programs. An underlying theme is the integration of psychological concepts with the psychotherapeutic recovery culture. Special attention will be given to the interaction between client and counselor over the course of therapy. Practical approaches to handling resistance, shame and suicidal threats will be discussed. Exploration of transference and countertransference issues will be fully integrated into course material. Fulfills the requirement for a psychology elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
FOR PSYC 338
Course or Test: PSYC 336
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.
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