Tompkins Cortland Community College

CDSC101 - Introduction to Chemical Dependency Coun

This course is designed to provide an introduction to clinical interviewing and substance abuse counseling. Students explore and practice basic and essential dimensions of interviewing techniques, methodology, and applications. Students gain insight into theoretical, practical, and ethical issues associated with chemical dependency counseling. Guidelines associated with core skills of the helping relationship and confidentiality are explored. Prerequisites: PSYC 103; prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 101. 4 Cr. (4 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.