Alcohol Drug Counseling (AD)

AD 1  Alcohol/Drug Dependency

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Presents an overview of alcohol and chemical dependencies and ramifications. Explores the impact these dependencies have upon the individual's social, psychological, economic, physiological well-being, community and family concerns. Examines the "myths," images, and stereotypes about substances and substance abusers. Explores various approaches to recovery. Includes familiarization with terms.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201730200AD:1MWR7:00pm - 9:50pmNotEntered-XXXX

AD 2  Physiological Effects of Alcohol/Drugs

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Examines effects of alcohol and drugs on the human body. Includes tolerance, habituation, cross-tolerance and synergistic effect.

AD 3  Chemical Dependency: Intervention, Treatment and Recovery

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Examines techniques used in chemical dependency treatment. Analyzes types of treatment programs and the essentials of recovery.

AD 4  Issues in Domestic Violence

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

History, law, and psychology of domestic violence. Cultural, social aspects, and relationship to substance abuse explored.

AD 5  Chemical Dependency: Prevention and Education

1.5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 27   

Reviews and examines drug prevention effectiveness, at both the private and public level. Appraises personal attitudes, past and present, and their influence on societal norms. Evaluates current prevention programs and the necessary steps for developing, funding and managing a program.

AD 6  Dual Diagnosis

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   

Overview of the complex interactions of mental disorders and chemical dependency. Reviews and examines the key areas involving dual diagnosis: definition, diagnosis, treatment and aftercare.

AD 8  Group Process and Leadership

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: AD 1, AD 2, AD 3 taken prior and AD 4, AD 5, AD 6 taken prior or concurrently

Introduces the theory and practice of group counseling, the group process and dynamics of group interaction.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201731211AD:8MWR6:30pm - 9:40pmJ. Smith67A-215

AD 9  Family Counseling

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: (AD 1 and AD 2 and AD 3) taken prior AND (AD 4 and AD 5 and AD 6) taken prior or concurrently

Theory and practice of family counseling, family systems and dynamics, effects of chemical dependency, and counseling techniques.

AD 10  Client Record and Documentation

1.5 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 27   
Advisory: AD 1, AD 2, AD 3 taken prior and AD 4, AD 5, AD 6 taken prior or concurrently

Documentation methods required by government regulatory bodies in clinical records. Emphasis on biopsychosocial history.

AD 11  Techniques of Intervention and Referral

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: AD 1, AD 2, AD 3 taken prior and AD 4, AD 5, AD 6 taken prior or concurrently

Practice techniques used for crisis intervention, counseling, intake and referral. Experiential format, allows participants to practice skills in attentive listening, and responding to levels of client communication.

AD 13  Internship/Seminar

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 126
Advisory: AD 1, AD 2, AD 3, AD 4, AD 5, AD 6, and six units of Restricted Electives taken prior and AD 8, AD 9, AD 10, AD 11 taken prior or concurrently

The first of a two-semester sequence which places students in Alcohol/Drug Abuse agencies and organizations. This first semester emphasizes growth in self-awareness and professionalism, interviewing skills and group process skills.

AD 14  Advanced Internship/Seminar

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 27   Lab: 126
Prerequisite: AD 10 and AD 13

Second semester course focusing on the application of values, concepts and skills learned to actual process of helping chemically dependent persons.

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