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PSY 550 Overview

This course focuses on the diagnosis, conceptualization, and treatment of substance-related disorders. There will be a primary focus on exploring how substance use and addiction processes develop and are maintained. Biological, cultural and behavioral theories related to these disorders will be explored, with an emphasis on using motivational interviewing techniques in therapy. Primary and relapse prevention strategies are addressed.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • PSY