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Addictions Treatment Minor


This minor addresses the treatment of addictions. Basic individual and group counseling techniques are introduced including cognitive, behavioral, and affective strategies. Treatment guidelines are discussed for working with special populations

 

Please see the UNLV College of Education web page at https://www.unlv.edu/education for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.  Degree worksheets are available at Minor in Addictions Treatment | Academics | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (unlv.edu)

 

Advising

 

Please see advising information at the UNLV College of Education Student Services Center https://www.unlv.edu/education/essc

 

Accreditation

Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the history of psychoactive drugs;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the effects of substances on the nervous system;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the categories of drugs and their various effects on behavior;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of concepts and models of prevention;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of treatment modalities;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the interconnection between mental/emotional health and drug use.