HSV 215 - Child and Adolescent Addiction Treatment Methodologies
This course provides students with an opportunity to learn theoretical frameworks and techniques for assisting children and adolescents with addiction issues. Students will gain awareness of the specific vulnerabilities to addiction present in child and adolescent populations, and will acquire skills in pairing evidenced-based treatment approaches to child and adolescent developmental needs. Students will gain an understanding of the prevalence of addiction issues amongst children and adolescents. The treatment process will be framed using the BSAS Levels of Care, and students will learn about the unique treatment concerns for this age group, including but not limited to: familial involvement, collaboration in treatment, legal concerns in treating minors, ethics and boundaries for working with minors, parental/guardian rights, providing culturally competent care, and provider safety and self-care. Experiential activities will allow students a chance to practice individual and group counseling skills.
Prerequisite(s): HSV 120 or HSV 208 or SOC 208 with a grade of C- or higher
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