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Diagnosis and Assessment

This course will introduce learners to various physiological, psychological, and social variables to consider in formulating a diagnosis of substance use and abuse in accordance with DSM-V diagnostic criteria. Focus will also be on examining current assessment measures used to test for substance abuse disorders. Students will be introduced to developing evaluation reports that integrate assessment and diagnostic formulations, treatment planning, and referral plans. Prerequisite: PSY 180.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3


Last updated: 06/28/2021