An examination of the cause and effects of substance abuse on their families. Students will learn not only how the family plays a role in a substance abuser’s life, but also how a substance abuser influences their families. Both positive and negative cause and effects will be discussed in this course.
This course will relate to students who want to serve in the capacity of assisting clients in need of substance abuse treatment.
In today’s world, we are seeing an increase in addictions among other stressors. This course is important to the University as it will assist students in learning practices and procedures as well as state and federal laws and regulations needed to provide proper care to clients in need of addictions treatment. Students will also learn evidence based practices to apply to the treatment of their clients, their families, and society.
In this course, students will be focusing on Colossians 3:13 Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
Students will learn the importance to spread witness to people who have an addiction and those in their environment. Students will learn to help their clients by guidance, rehabilitation, treatment and support through God.
Throughout the Bible we are told to spread the word of Jesus as well as love our neighbors. Within our own communities, people are suffering from addictions. Through this course, future counselors will learn how to manage clients by understanding the substance abuser and their family.
In this course, students will learn how addictions influence those from diverse populations as well as how to treat them including their cultural beliefs.
This course will emphasis the importance of ministry to those clients in need of substance abuse treatment by using knowledge gained from the course to assess and deliver resources to those in need by means of the Bible for knowledge in ministry.
Through the course, students will learn state and federal laws and requirements as well as evidenced based practice, and will be able to relate these in the field.