In this course students learn to assess the physiological effects of alcohol and other drugs; tailor withdrawal plans to each patient's alcohol/drug-use history; recognize signs and symptoms of toxicity, withdrawal, and overdose; identify principles of detoxification and withdrawal from each major drug group (including multiple dependencies); be made aware of ethical considerations; and treat special populations (women, seniors, adolescents, and ethnic groups) and chemically dependent people and alcoholics.
Other Credits: BRN, BBS: 30 CE Hrs.
Note: Chemical Dep I strongly recommended to be taken before Chemical Dep II. Required for Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling. Letter grade required for CCAPP certification.
Course Number: PSY-40215
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling