Oct 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Course Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 583 - Treatment Planning and Advanced Interventions


3 Credits
This course is advanced study in treatment planning and interventions in counseling to treat psychopathology as defined in the DSM 5. This course will provide students with an understanding of how the etiology of diagnoses informs treatment. Students will review topics associated with evidence-based treatment, associated research implications, psychosocial implications, and psychopharmological options. Students will learn benefits and risks associated with psychotropic medications, how to communicate with clients and physicians about medications, the limitations of the counselor’s role, appropriate referrals, and how to facilitate meds management. Students will develop treatment plans for specific diagnoses. Experiential in nature, the course will help students integrate diagnostic, case conceptualization, and treatment planning skills with basic and advanced counseling techniques. Students will learn best practice options for measuring client outcomes in a managed care context.



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