This course will explore the medical, psychological, cultural and social aspects of recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs of abuse. The student will be introduced to counseling techniques, case management, extended recovery and a person first approach to assessment issues, professional responsibility and proper ethical practice. Special populations such as dually diagnosed (co-occurring disorders) individuals and HIV substance abusers will be discussed. The course compares the traditional medical model and the community based social model of recovery.
BHHS 222 - Assessment and Service Planning in Recovery
Credit Hours: 3