COU 427 Identification and Assessment in Addictions

Provides students with knowledge of how to identify and assess individuals with addictions. Epidemiological, pathological, physiological, psychological, and cultural basis of addictions across the life-span examined. Includes assessment/screening tools, motivational interviewing, the family system, enabling, and resource and referral systems. Pre-requisite(s): COU 300 or COU 315; COU 320.