Counseling and Personal Development (CPD)

CPD 116 - Substance Abuse-Fundamental Facts and Insights Units: 3

This course covers the following topics related to substance abuse in our society: identification of substances, reasons for abuse of alcohol and of drugs, signs and symptoms of substance abuse, and approaches and techniques recognized as effective in substance abuse counseling. It is recommended that students take the BADA workshop Classification Of Alcohol in addition to this course for BADA certification. College credit can be given for the workshop.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

CPD 120 - Treatment Planning and Case Management Units: 2

This course is structured to provide each student with a working knowledge and understanding of treatment planning from intake to aftercare. Discusses data acquisition, the importance of maintaining up-to-date counseling goals and objectives, documentation of the therapeutic process, and federal and state requirements. It is recommended that students take the BADA workshop Confidentiality in addition to this course for BADA certification. College credit can be given for the workshop.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: CPD 116.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

CPD 123 - Career Choices and Changes Units: 2

A course in life and career planning, offered to help students make informed occupational choices. The course includes self-assessment (personal values, abilities, and interests), opportunities for research into different careers, and training in proper decision-making and goal-setting procedures.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

CPD 291 - Substance Abuse Practicum I Units: 3

To be taken in student's final semester. If taken earlier, permission of the department is required. Substance abuse counseling work experience. The student works in a counseling facility eight hours a week under the supervision of a facility employee to gain practical work experience.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: CPD 116 and CPD 120.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL