May 26, 2020  
College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ASA 268 Clinical Skills for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors

Credits: (3)
This course provides instruction and practice in diagnostic criteria, assessment, evaluation, and treatment planning. Various assessment instruments and diagnostic tools for alcoholism and substance abuse treatment will be reviewed with an emphasis on Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) approved screening and assessment instruments. Knowledge regarding the cooperative process of treatment planning, components of a treatment plan, documentation, essential elements of client records and new technologies for producing client records will be covered. Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite: HUM 150  and ASA 159 , or permission of instructor.