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CAS 254 - Co-occurring Disorders in Substance Abuse Counseling


Credit(s): 2

Prerequisite(s): CAS 242  or PSYX 100  or PSYX 240  or instructor’s consent.
This course will examine the presence of both addiction and mental illnesses in individuals needing mental health and substance abuse treatment. Content will include an understanding of the most common co-occurring disorders, as well as assessment and treatment planning. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Identify common co-occurring disorders.
  • Identify the presence of co-occurring disorders in individuals presenting for substance abuse treatment.
  • Provide assessment and treatment planning for individuals with co-occurring disorders in substance abuse treatment.
  • Collaborate with other mental health professions in addressing the complexity of co-occurring disorders in substance abuse counseling.



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