Mental Health Services (DAAC)

DAAC 1264  Practicum - Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling (Prevention)  2 Credits   (0 Lec, 14 Lab)  

This course is a practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

Course Type: Technical

DAAC 1304  Pharmacology of Addiction  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course emphasizes pharmacological effects of addiction, tolerance, dependence, cross addiction, drug interaction, withdrawal, and recovery. Describes the psychological and physiological effects of substance use and behaviors.

Course Type: Technical

DAAC 1311  Counseling Theories  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is an examination of the major theories and current treatment modalities used in the field of counseling.

Course Type: Technical

DAAC 1317  Basic Counseling Skills  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is an overview and application of the basic counseling skills.

Course Type: Technical

DAAC 1319  Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is an overview of causes and consequences of substance-related and addictive disorders, the major drug classifications, and the counselor's code of ethics.

Course Type: Technical

DAAC 2306  Substance Abuse Prevention I  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is an examination of substance use disorder prevention.

Course Type: Technical

DAAC 2307  Addicted Family Intervention  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is an examination of family systems focusing on the effects of addiction and recovery.

Course Type: Technical

DAAC 2341  Counseling Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This is an advanced examination of skills, confidentiality, and ethical guidelines applied in the counseling, treatment, and recovery of substance use disorders.

Course Type: Technical

DAAC 2353  Substance Abuse Prevention II  3 Credits   (3 Lec, 0 Lab)  

This course is an in-depth exploration of research, evaluation methods and best practices in prevention program design.

Course Type: Technical

DAAC 2366  Practicum - Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling  3 Credits   (0 Lec, 21 Lab)  

This course is a practicum, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.

Prerequisite(s): must complete 28 hours in the program before the practicum
Course Type: Technical