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SOSC 325 Co-Occurring Disorders II: Management and Treatment

Course Description

Introduces management and treatment of persons with co-existing psychiatric and substance abuse disorders within chemical dependency behavioral health modalities. Building on topics covered in SOSC 319, study focuses on common issues facing alcohol and drug counselors and other behavioral health counselors who manage cases of persons diagnosed as having a psychiatric disorder in addition to substance abuse disorder, includes pain management utilizing 12 step programs, conflicts with such programs, working with families, integration of treatment and treatment modalities.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: SOSC 319
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU