LAC 501-801: Chemical Dependency Counseling
Restricted to students in Addiction Counseling Certificate
Course Description**You must apply to be in the Addiction Counseling Program to take this course **
This course will provide an overall introduction to addiction counseling. The class will also provide an introduction to the assessment and treatment of alcoholism and other chemical dependencies, with emphasis on the application of specific clinical strategies to this specialized problem area. Since substance abuse may underlie or coexist with a variety of other problems, including family violence, mental illness, health issues, etc., the mental health professional trained in the assessment and treatment of chemical dependency will be better able to assess and intervene appropriately.
Meeting Place and Times
This course is taught online. Course participants login and participate at a time of day that is convenient for them. It is recommended that participants login at least 4 to 5 times per week and plan on spending 16 to 18 hours per week (combination online and offline) for 8 weeks to successfully complete this 3 credit course.
Instructor(s):Sabrina Hadeed, MA.
16-18 hours per week. If you are unfamiliar with this field of study and/or method of delivery, you may require more time.
Tuition and Fees
If you are taking only online courses this semester, please see the MSU Online Only Tuition and Fees (PDF) table.
If you are also taking a face-to-face course, please see the MSU Fee Schedules
This course uses a learning management system. You will learn more closer to the course start date.
For More Information
Contact: Sarah Hendrikx
How to Register
You must be accepted as a student to Montana State University to take this course.
Learn how to apply.
After your application has been accepted, you will register via MSU's online registration system, MyInfo.
Registration requires a PIN number. Learn how to find your PIN.
Once you have your PIN, learn how to register through MyInfo.