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Dual Diagnosis: The Synergism of Chemical Dependency and Psychiatric Illness

This course provides a basic differential diagnosis framework for counselors working with a chemically dependent population. It introduces the major psychiatric disorders and how they mirror/interact with substance abuse disorders. Through methods such as case histories and role-playing, participants learn about prevalence, symptoms, assessment, treatment planning, and interventions.

Note: Take Chemical Dependency I before taking this class or have some knowledge of chemical dependency. Required for Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling. To receive credit toward CAADAC certification, you must enroll for a letter grade.

Other Credit: BRN, BBS: 24 CE Hrs.

Course Number: PSY-40221   Credit: 2 units

This course is part of the following Certificate Program(s):

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