Assessment and Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Problems

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Assessment and Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Problems

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Nancy A. Piotrowski, Ph.D., (license PSY14254), is a clinical psychologist and lead faculty in general psychology focusing on addictions at Capella University. She is past-president of Division 50 (Addictions) of the American Psychological Association, a seasoned teacher of more than 20 years and has conducted clinical research related to psychology and addictions for more than 25 years.

Textbook(s) for this course: Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice: Doing What Works
Author: Arnold M. Washton and Joan E. Zweben
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Enroll Now:

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  • Online course: Internet access required
  • Enroll anytime: You have 6 months to complete
  • $365 (EDP 897686)


Nancy A. Piotrowski, Ph.D., (license PSY14254), is a clinical psychologist and lead faculty in general psychology focusing on addictions at Capella University. She is past-president of Division 50 (Addictions) of the American Psychological Association, a seasoned teacher of more than 20 years and has conducted clinical research related to psychology and addictions for more than 25 years.

Textbook(s) for this course: Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice: Doing What Works
Author: Arnold M. Washton and Joan E. Zweben
Publisher: The Guilford Press
Publication Year: 2008
ISBN: 1593859805

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X437 (1 semester unit in Public Health)

15 hours CE credit: BRN, LCSW/MFT, and psychologists

Meets the requirement of training in assessment and treatment of chemical dependency for licensure and relicensure in California by the Board of Psychology or the Board of Behavioral Sciences

Get an overview of the diagnosis and treatment of chemically dependent clients, the basic physical effects and pharmacologic actions of commonly abused substances, and the changing patterns of assessment and treatment of chemical dependency. Study models for understanding chemical addiction and its treatment, especially as it differs from other psychological approaches. Note: You are expected to visit one self-help meeting and do a brief write-up. Enrollment is limited.

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  • Fall term: Enrollment opens in early July. Classes begin in August.

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