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HUS 140 - Topics in Alcohol and Drug Counseling: Co-occurring Disorders

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Examines how addictive disorders can mimic a variety of medical and mental health conditions; examines the potential for medical and mental health conditions to coexist with addiction and substance abuse. Recognizes assessment practices and scientifically supported models of treatment for co-occurring disorders and substance related problems. Evidence-based treatment approaches are emphasized. Special populations, such as adolescents, women and persons involved with the criminal justice system with co-occurring disorders are studied.