Certificate in Addiction Studies

Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate in Addiction Studies

CalSouthern’s Certificate in Addiction Studies is a 33-credit program, comprised of the following required courses and optional elective course:


Addiction Studies Courses

Required Courses

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Electives

PSY 2312 Group Treatment of Addiction

Credits : 3
Exploration of the practical and theoretical concepts of group dynamics and group counseling. Examination of groups used in various components of substance abuse treatment. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Explore basic ideas of multicultural perspectives on group work
  • Identify the main characteristics of effective group leaders
  • Research evidence based practices of group facilitation
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of co-leadership of group
  • Distinguish legal and ethical issues in group work
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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