Assessment in Counseling and Addiction

COUN6204 - Assessment in Counseling and Addiction

Graduate Quarter | 5 credits | 11 Weeks

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Course Description

This course provides students with an overview of the different types of diagnostic and assessment tools used in addictions counseling. This course includes a comprehensive examination of psychometric properties used to develop and evaluate these instruments. Students will understand the various models and approaches to clinical evaluations for addictive disorders and will understand the appropriate use of assessments for addictions. In addition, students will understand how to assess for a biopsychosocial and spiritual history. The course also addresses ethical, legal, and sociocultural issues including cultural bias and fairness. Professional standards for testing provide a foundation for the course.

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Walden University's MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), which is a requirement for licensure in many states.


Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree conferred
  • Unofficial transcript(s) from institution(s) with accreditation recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or US Dept of Education. Unofficial transcripts must include the name of the institution, student name, grades earned, credits earned, degree earned, course names/numbers and dates of attendance.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Start Date

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  • In Stock

$2,400.00

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