Tompkins Cortland Community College

CDSC201 - Counseling Individuals:Theory & Practice

This is the second theory course in the Chemical Dependency Counseling degree and certificate programs. An in-depth analysis of the basis and application of chemical dependency counseling theory with an emphasis on individual counseling is provided. A specific focus is placed upon alcohol and drug abuse, and dependency and methodologies of intervention, prevention, and relapse. Students gain insight into practical and ethical issues associated with diverse theories as they apply theories to practical cases and engage in exercises which simulate the therapeutic environment. Prerequisites Prior completion of CDSC 101 with a grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in CDSC 101; ENGL 101. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall semester.