2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Chemical Dependency Counseling

CMDP 101 – 3 Credits
Effects of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Provides an overview of the physiological and psychological effects of alcohol and other drugs on the user; examines drug absorption, distribution, metabolism and half-life, tolerance and cross tolerance, and drug elimination for each drug classification. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 or LVR 2 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 or LVE 2; or ACLT 052

CMDP 102 – 3 Credits
Issues in Addiction Counseling

Discusses clinical issues encountered as a chemical dependency counselor; includes the various models of addiction, progression, diagnosis and dual diagnosis, recovery, relapse, the intervention process, and effects of addiction on the family. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052

CMDP 110 – 3 Credits
Individual Counseling Techniques

Provides competency in the counseling relationship, including attending, client observation, paraphrasing, summarization, confrontation, and reflection of feeling; explores advanced skills and emphasizes skill development rather than an exploration of counseling theory. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: RDNG 052 or ESOL 054 and ENGL 052 or ESOL 052; or ACLT 052

CMDP 114 – 4 Credits
Theory and Practice of Group Counseling

This course will focus on the theory and practice of group counseling and the application to the chemical dependency counseling field. Concepts include: therapeutic factors; stages of group development, process and content, and role taking in groups. The course also examines the various types of groups including Yalom's interactional group psychotherapy, States of Change/ Motivational Interviewing groups. Cognitive Behavioral groups, and Psychodrama. This course utilizes a combination of lecture/discussion and experiential exercises to familiarize the student with course content. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: ENGL 052 or ESOL 052 and RDNG 052 or ESOL 054; or ACLT 052

CMDP 124 – 4 Credits
Delivery of Services

Develops clinical documentation, assessment, and case management skills necessary to function as a chemical dependency counselor; explores topics of client/family/community education, treatment planning, and confidentiality. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: CMDP 102 and CMDP 110

CMDP 173 – 3 Credits
Internship I: Chemical Dependency Counseling

Provides opportunity to apply the skills acquired in previous and present course work through placement in a facility offering chemical dependency counseling; duties may include individual, group, and family counseling; case management; intake, assessments; discharge planning; and follow-up, depending on type of facility and supervisor. The student must work at least 90 hours over a ten-week period for credit-generally one full day/evening or two half days/evenings per week for a semester minimum. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: CMDP 101, CMDP 102, CMDP 110, CMDP 114, CMDP 124, CMDP 213 and written permission from instructor required

CMDP 210 – 3 Credits
Family Counseling

Introduces factors that define the modern family as well as those factors that differentiate the "healthy" family from the "problematic" family; explores traditional views of individual pathology and techniques, strategies, and approaches that differentiate family systems work from individual counseling. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: CMDP 102 or written permission from instructor required

CMDP 211 – 3 Credits
Theories of Counseling

Provides a survey of the major theoretical approaches to psychotherapy; explores psychoanalytic, Adlerian, Person-Centered, Gestalt, Existential, Cognitive-Behavioral, Rational Emotive and Reality Therapy and focuses on techniques associated with each theory. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: CMDP 110

CMDP 213 – 1 Credit
Ethics in Chemical Dependency Counseling

Introduces issues in the chemical dependency counseling field including professional codes of ethics, values underlying codes of ethics in the helping professions, client confidentiality, professional impairment, licensing and certification; focuses on process of ethical decision making for addictions professionals. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: CMDP 102 or written permission from instructor required

CMDP 233 – 3 Credits
Ethics in Counseling

Explores the many actual and potential ethical issues inherent in the counseling and mental health fields. The focus is on students being able to identify ethical issues when they occur (or as they are developing) and apply a decision-making model to solving the issue. Further focus is on development of the characteristics of an ethical practitioner. Key areas of inquiry include ethical issues in the helping professions, boundaries and multiple relationships, confidentiality, client and counselor rights, professional relationships, and credentialing/regulation requirements. A specific focus is on the ethical issues relevant to working with addicted populations, including impact of federal confidentiality regulations and working with mandated populations. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: At least 15 credits of CMDP core courses or working toward LCADC certification or written permission from instructor required

CMDP 251 – 1 Credit
Practicum in Chemical Dependency Counseling

Engages students in a seminar experience to develop materials to demonstrate the attainment of core program competencies. Students develop a portfolio demonstrating knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to practice chemical dependency counseling. Students work with a common case study of demonstrate proficiency at analysis, assessment, diagnostic skill, and treatment planning as well as ability to identify and analyze ethical issues and apply constructs from various theories. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: CMDP 173, CMPD 210, CMDP 211, or consent of the instructor.

CMDP 273 – 3 Credits
Internship: Chemical Dependency Counseling

Applies knowledge and skills acquired in previous and present course work by placement in a facility offering chemical dependency counseling; duties may include individual, group, and family counseling; case management; intake assessments; discharge planning; and follow-up. Specific duties will depend on the type of facility of placement and arranged in conjunction with the supervisor at the placement site. The student must work at least 90 hours over a ten-week period for credit - generally one full day/evening or two half day/evening or two half days/evenings per week for a semester minimum. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisites: CMDP 173 and CMDP 213