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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2015-2016 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDSS 6395 Addictions Counseling: Foundations for Wellness

3 semester hours

This graduate course is intended to provide graduate Counseling students with core foundational knowledge of addictions counseling including substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and addiction (e.g., gambling, sex, food, pornography). Major approaches to identification, evaluation, treatment, and prevention of substance abuse and addiction will be explored. Topical consideration will also be given to legal and medical aspects of substance use and addictions, populations at risk, the role of support persons, support systems, and community resources. Addictions and addictions counseling within the contexts of culture, race, ethnicity, gender, and social class will be examined.

Prerequisites: EDSS 6362  and EDSS 6391 .