This course is designed as an introduction to interviewing and as a foundation for basic counseling skills in substance abuse and related issues. Student participation in role-plays and experiential exercises is an essential component of classroom activities. As participants in this course, students are expected to demonstrate an appreciation for the multi-cultural issues related to effective counseling, respect for the client and for individual differences in the counseling process, appreciation for incremental change, and awareness of their personal strengths and limitations as a counselor.
This course is the prerequisite for AOD Group Counseling Skills.
Please note: This is a "self-support" course. This self-support fee listed above replaces the cost of regular tuition and is paid regardless of student residency status or total course load. Course fees are subject to change at anytime. For more information on tuition consult the Registrar's Office. Students using financial aid, VA benefits, or other scholarships should review the details of their financial package to confirm that self-support fee courses are covered.