Jan 28, 2023  
2018 - 2019 Graduate Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 670 - Child and Adolescent Drug Abuse: Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention

Credits: (3)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing.
The course introduces students to the areas of assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of drug abuse in children and adolescents. The DSM and other diagnostic systems are presented. Approaches to therapy that have proven effective with children and adolescents are covered. Ethical/legal and prevention strategies are considered. The student is required to do an assessment, a diagnosis, develop a treatment plan, design a treatment center and develop a prevention plan.



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