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This course addresses the clinical application of the biopsychosocial assessment in the development of a treatment plan. Potential treatment issues will be identified and a client-specific problem list will be developed. Individualized treatment goals will be established in collaboration with diverse clients. Client objectives and clinical interventions will also be developed. This course explores dynamics of the therapeutic alliance, and clinician-client collaboration within the context of a strengths and empowerment-based perspective. The student will gain insight into and an appreciation of collaboration, consultation, and referral throughout the continuum of care. Offered as SUT 3319 and SOCW 3319. Credit will be granted only once. Prerequisite: SOCW 3318 or SUT 3318.

Substance Use Treatment Minor

What:  The  Minor in Substance Use Treatment (SUT)  employs a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the biological, psychological, and social, aspects of substance misuse, gambling, and related behaviors.  Assessment and treatment methods are based on evidence-informed practices to enable students and future professionals to understand and treat individuals, families, groups, and communities.