Youth Chemical Dependency Assessment/Counseling

Course Number: 
ALSA 212
Course Credits: 
Course Description: 
This course will focus on youth Substance Use Disorder Treatment and assessment. At-risk youth will be a particular focus along with family issues, assessment, and treament planning. 2 lecture hours. Vocational program course. May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Course Outcomes: 
  • Understand youth chemical dependency treatment concepts.
  • Understand youth chemical dependency assessment.
  • Understand the legal and ethical ramifications of youth chemical dependency treatment.
  • Understand at risk behavior.
  • Understand suicide risk in youth treatment.
  • Understand how to work with youth and their parent figures.