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CNED 6003/RCF/575-7725/ Summer 2010 1 University of Arkansas, College of Education Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources, & Communication Disorders I. Program Affiliation: Counselor Education Course Number and Title: CNED 6003 COUNSELING AND ADDICTIONS Catalog Description: This course is a study of behavioral and substance addictions, including an overview of different treatments. Prerequisite: Counseling Theory, CNED 5323 Basic Techniques, CNED 5333 Or consent Professor: Roy C. Farley, Ed.D., LPC Email: [email protected] Office: Graduate Education Building Rm. 134 Phone: 575-7725 II. Relationship to Knowledge Base: ADVANCED LEVEL Specialty Studies. This course involves a thorough examination of a variety of addictions from multiple perspectives and a review of differential service delivery and treatment. III. Goals: Students will explore addictions from a broad perspective and engage in the examination of the complex, multi-faceted features of various addictions for a diverse population. Additionally, students will be challenged to develop some practical and specific conceptual tools to work more effectively with addictive disorders. Students will also be introduced to a continuum of care approach that includes prevention and intervention as well as specific treatment skills. IV. Competencies: (A detailed list of competencies associated with each stage of the addiction counseling process is provided in a companion document that you will receive before class) Demonstrate the behaviors that constitute addiction counseling competencies as identified by the National Curriculum Committee of the Addiction Technology Transfer Centers. The competencies are as follows: Demonstrate the knowledge and skills associated with the clinical evaluation process that include screening and assessmentCNED 6003/RCF/575-7725/ Summer 2010 2 Demonstrate the knowledge and skills associated with the treatment planning process that include analysis & interpretation of assessment findings, diagnosis/problem identification, goal-setting & plan development Demonstrate the knowledge and skills associated with the addiction service delivery process that include referral, coordination & collaboration, and counseling Demonstrate the knowledge and skills associated with the community outreach process V. Content: A didactic-experiential approach using a variety of teaching methods to include lecture, presentations, demonstrations, small group discussions, open discussions, simulation, etc. will be used to present the course content. The experiential component involves participation in an extended simulation of the addiction counseling process consisting of role-played activities for each phase of the process. (See companion document for a list of learning, demonstration, & role-play activities) The didactic component of the class consists of lecture, presentations, demonstrations, and discussions. Examples of content include: Introduction to and overview of Addictions Counseling Clinical Evaluation: Programming, Screening, and Assessment Treatment Planning: Data Interpretation, Diagnosis, Goal-Setting, and Plan Development Service Delivery: Referral, Coordination, Collaboration, and Counseling Community Outreach: Consultation, Education, and Referral Development Professional ,Ethical, and Multicultural Considerations VI. Evaluation This is a knowledge and competency performance-based course and grades will be based on the demonstration of knowledge and behaviors that constitute addiction counseling competencies. Opportunities to demonstrate the knowledge and competencies are as follows: Two tests designed to assess knowledge of addictions counseling Participation in and performance of addictions counseling competencies in five simulated activities* The delivery of a mini community education program demonstrating community outreach competencies and specific addiction knowledge *One monitoring and assessment tool that will be used is a record of your performance of addiction counseling competencies which will be maintained in a Competency Performance Record (CPR). (See related document)CNED 6003/RCF/575-7725/ Summer 2010 3 VII. Grading Scale Grades will be based on the average percentage of behaviors demonstrated during the six performance demonstration projects and the average of correct answers on the two tests 90 – 100 = A 85 – 89 = B 75 – 84 = C 65– 74 = D Less 65 = F VIII. Syllabus Change The instructor reserves the right to make changes as necessary to this syllabus. If changes are made, advance notification will be given to the class. IX. Academic Honesty Policy Academic dishonesty involves acts, which may subvert or compromise the integrity of the educational process at the University of Arkansas. Included is an act by which a student gains or attempts to gain an academic advantage for herself or himself or another by misrepresenting his or her or another person's work or by interfering with the completion, submission, or evaluation of work. X. Accommodations: Students with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations must first register with the Center for Students with Disabilities. The CSD is located in the Arkansas Union, room 104 and on the web at: The CSD provides documentation to students with disabilities who must then provide this documentation to their course instructors. Students with disabilities should notify their course instructors of their need for reasonable accommodations in a timely manner to ensure sufficient time to arrange reasonable accommodation implementation and effectiveness. A typical time frame for arranging reasonable accommodations for students who are registered with the CSD is approximately one to two weeks. XI. Classroom Behavior: Appropriate classroom behavior is expected of the instructor and all students. Inappropriate and disruptive classroom behavior (inappropriate language and gestures, class disruptions, disrespect to other students or instructor, and other behavior as determined by the instructor) will not be tolerated and will result in possible removal from the class and /or disciplinary action as per the student handbook.CNED 6003/RCF/575-7725/ Summer 2010 4 Class Attendance: Students are expected to attend every class.

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