CHD 100 - Foundations of Chemical Dependency
Prerequisite: Appropriate score on assessment test or successful completion of TRE 089
Description: Introduction to the foundations of the alcohol and drug abuse rehabilitation fields. Emphasis is on the roles and responsibilities of the addiction paraprofessional counselor. Topics include pharmacology, family dynamics, co-occurring disorders, symptom identification, conducting alcohol/drug histories, the contexts within which substance abuse exists, and the principles of prevention, treatment and recovery.
Lecture Hours: 3
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