2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

PSY 255 Group Dynamics in Chemical Dependency Counseling

3 hours 

Group counseling issues will be discussed that focus on treating chemical dependency. Differences between conventional group treatment, selection of group members, types of groups for chemical dependency treatment, facilitating group process, using groups to build motivation and other topics germane to treating the chemically dependent in groups will be discussed. Group dynamics in self-help groups and inpatient facilities will also be discussed. While this course is intended for Addiction Studies Program (ASP) students who are pursuing the Credential in Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling (CASAC), psychology and human services students with an interest in group process for treating chemical dependency are invited to enroll.




ENG 101, PSY 101