Course Descriptions

ACD 241 - Alcoholism/Chemical Dependency Treatment Modalities

3 Credits

Provides students with a comprehensive education related to the broad range of planned and continuing services, included, but not limited to: diagnostic evaluation, continuing assessment, counseling, medical pharmacological, psychiatric , psychological, spiritual and social care, relapse prevention, vocational rehabilitation and career counseling. Will develop cognizance of confidentiality and ethical issues involved in assessment and treatment, which may be extended to persons with alcohol and other substance abuse problems. (Carries MCC college credit and 45 hours N.Y.S. OASAS-approved credit.) Three class hours.

Prerequisite: ACD 140 with a grade of C or higher

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Explain substance abuse assessment and evaluation.
2. Explain substance abuse diagnostic criteria.
3. Examine cultural competency as it relates to the substance abuse population.
4. Develop a treatment plan which may include client record keeping and discharge planning.
5. Discuss case management, which may include service referrals and service coordination as they relate to the substance abuse population.
6. Discuss the toxicology of drugs, which may include toxicology testing and screening.
7. Describe a variety of counseling approaches which may include techniques, modalities,or levels of care for the treatment of substance abuse issues.
8. Discuss effective ethical client treatment placement for a diverse population.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2017
Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018