ADCL 120C          Survey of Addictive Behaviors and Treatment

A study of addictive behaviors and treatment from a multi-modal presentation of historical, sociological, political, and medical issues and their importance relative to the treatment of addictive behaviors in today’s society.

Lecture Hours: 3   Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0   Credit Hours: 3

 

ADCL 205C          Fundamentals of Dependency Counseling Skills

This course includes a comprehensive and detailed study of application both in documentation and treatment of the 12 core functions. Emphasis will be on preparation for onsite practice and for eventual state and national licensure and certification. (Prerequisite: ADCL 120C or permission of the department chair of Human Service)

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

ADCL 230C          The Four Domains of the Certified Recovery Support Worker

This eight-week online course includes detailed and comprehensive information on the educational components required by the N.H. Licensing Board for Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professional as well as education in the Four Domains of the CRSW credential. This course meets the educational requirements for the CRSW. To receive the CRSW certification, students must contact the Licensing Board and meet additional requirements, which include 500 hours of paid or volunteer work, completion of the ICandRC exam, and any other conditions as required by the board. This credential is ideal for anyone seeking a career in the substance use disorder profession, specifically pertaining to the recovery of individuals suffering from the disease of addiction.

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

ADCL 235C          Physiology and Pharmacology of Addiction

An in-depth study of psychopharmacological aspects of drugs is covered including a study of brain and body drug metabolism, medical complications, and the treatment of psychiatric disorders as outlined in the most current edition of the DSM. (Prerequisite: ADCL 120C or permission of the program coordinator of Addiction Counseling or the department chair of Human Service)

Lecture Hours: 3    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 0    Credit Hours: 3

 

ADCL 296C          Addiction Practicum I

The first internship experience offers 30 hours of classroom-based group clinical supervision in support of 125 hours of fieldwork in an approved clinical setting. The student learns to integrate into an agency atmosphere within which they may research, observe, role-play, and practice the fundamental skills of screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, referral, record keeping, and consultation. (Prerequisites: ADCL 120C, ADCL 205C, HSV 111C, MHTH 187C, PSYC 105C, PSYC 283C, and HSV 242C, each with a grade of C or higher; PSYC 220C and ADCL 235C may be taken as a prerequisite or a corequisite or by permission of the program coordinator of Addiction Counseling or the department chair of Human Service.)

The student will also complete an interview with the practicum coordinator the semester prior to the first scheduled practicum. Special requests regarding practicum entrance may be brought to the department chair by the student. Review of the requests will be made by the department faculty and special exemptions may be made for entrance into the practicum.

Lecture Hours: 2    Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 8    Credit Hours: 4

 

ADCL 297C          Addiction Practicum II

The second internship experience offers 30 hours of classroom-based group clinical supervision in support of 125 hours of fieldwork in an approved clinical setting. The student assumes increased responsibility culminating in substantial use of the fundamental skills of screening, intake, orientation, assessment, treatment planning, counseling, case management, crisis intervention, client education, referral, record keeping, and consultation in direct contact with clients/patients. A greater understanding of available treatment resources is accomplished via an inspection of the statewide continuum of care. (Prerequisites: AD 296 with a grade of C or higher and permission of the program coordinator of Addiction Counseling or the department chair of Human Service)

The student will also complete an interview with the practicum coordinator the semester prior to the first scheduled practicum. Special requests regarding practicum entrance may be brought to the department chair by the student. Review of the requests will be made by the department faculty and special exemptions may be made for entrance into the practicum.

Lecture Hours: 2   Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours: 8   Credit Hours: 4

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