2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

CPS 572 Counseling Addictions

This course is designed to assist the student with an understanding of addiction, the effects of addiction on the family; as well as the process of counseling these individuals toward recovery. The focus willbe on alcoholism, but also pertain to all substance abuse and related addictions however we will also cover non-substance addictions. The course will be beneficial to those who minister to addicts at any level, but especially those who desire a more thorough understanding of counseling the addict and their family. This course will attempt to integrate psychological findings on addiction, governing biblical principals, along with professional and practical ministryexperience of the professor. 3 credits.