Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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CAS 250 - Assessment and Case Management Processes

Credit(s): 4

Prerequisite(s): CAS 242  or PSYX 100  or instructor’s consent.
This course will introduce the student to assessment and evaluation procedures used in addiction counseling. The student will be able to understand, describe, administer, and interpret the various testing and evaluation tools used in addiction counseling. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Identify the various factors involved with psychological test development.
  • Identify and understand the various assessment and evaluation tools used in substance abuse counseling including DSM 5 and ASAM Criteria manuals.
  • Administer and interpret the various tests used in substance abuse counseling.
  • Define case management and discuss the context in which case management services are delivered.
  • Apply the values and ethics of human service delivery to assessment and treatment planning.
  • Demonstrate case management skills with diverse at-risk populations and an understanding of the significance of incorporating differences in race/ethnicity, culture, class, gender, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental ability, age, and national origin and the impact of rurality on case management services.
  • Articulate importance and methods of case management service delivery.

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