ADDICTIONS COUNSELING (ADCT)
ADCT 121 - INTRODUCTION TO PREVENTION
Students will explore a comprehensive approach to understanding and preventing substance misuse and related behavioral health problems through the context of an ethical and culturally competent strategic prevention framework.
ADCT 131 - ADDICTIONS COUNSELING I
Prerequisite: PSYC 101 previous or concurrently, or permission of instructor
Students will explore substance use disorders, how these disorders are diagnosed and treated, along with ethical issues related to addictions counseling.
ADCT 132 - ADDICTIONS COUNSELING II
Prerequisite: ADCT 131 or permission of instructor
Students will further explore substance use disorders including differential diagnosis, treatment of special populations with addictions disorder, and legal and ethical issues in addictions counseling.
ADCT 202 - DRUGS AND SOCIETY
This course is designed to give students a general overview of the role and extent of alcohol and drug use in our society. Areas to be discussed include an examination of societal attitudes and social structures that impact policies towards drug use and our understanding of substance use disorder. The social cost of addiction will also be examined. ADCT/SOC credits.
ADCT 233 - ADDICTIONS PREVENTION, ASSESSMENT & DIAGNOSIS
Prerequisite: ADCT 131, ADCT 132 student already credentialed as a CDCA (Phase II completed) or permission of instructor
Students will explore prevention of substance use disorder including, but not limited to: risk factors, models of prevention, needs assessments, and intervention strategies. Students will explore assessment and diagnosis of substance use disorder including, but not limited to: assessment procedures, diagnostic interviewing, criteria for diagnosis, dual diagnosis, and modalities and levels of treatment.
ADCT 234 - ADDICTIONS TREATMENT PLANNING AND COUNSELING
Prerequisite: ADCT 233, student already credentialed as a CDCA (Phase II completed) or permission of instructor
Students will explore working with addiction populations including treatment planning, individual counseling, group counseling, and relationship counseling.
ADCT 235 - ADDICTIONS PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
Prerequisite: None, student already credentialed as a CDCA (Phase II completed) or permission of instructor
Students will explore pharmacology of both drugs of abuse and those used in detoxification and the treatment of addiction and mental and emotional disorders including the action of pharmaceuticals and the physiological response, the interaction of pharmaceuticals, tolerance, the appropriate use of psychotropics with addicted persons and the effects of drugs on sensation and perception, learning and memory, human growth and development, sexual functioning and behavior.
ADCT 293 - ADDICTIONS INTERNSHIP
Prerequisite: ADCT 131, 132
This 1-3 credit hour internship will involve time spent working with substance use individuals in a community agency and class time for reflection and process work. Hours may be counted toward LCDC licensure if student and supervisor complete the supervision requirements per Ohio Administrative Code.