HSCD 590G

Introduction to Substance Use and Co-occurring Disorders

1 Graduate credit
Effective January 1, 2018 – December 18, 2018

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

In this course, students gain an initial understanding of substance use and co-occurring disorders and how they are addressed. Emphasis is placed on understanding multiple conceptualizations of the disorders and their treatment. The fundamental knowledge gained and resources explored in this course help prepare students for advanced studies in substance use or co-occurring disorders counseling.

Special information

Note: Admission to the MS ADC or MS CODC.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Identify and illustrate fundamental definitions and conceptualizations of substance use disorders.
  • Identify and illustrate fundamental definitions and conceptualizations of co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.
  • Identify the variety of professional services available to those affected by substance use or co-occurring disorders.
  • Explore the variety of community resources available to those affected by substance use or co-occurring disorders.