ACA-ACES Syllabus Clearinghouse

The ACA Syllabus Clearinghouse is a joint project of ACA and The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). We will maintain syllabi on many topics from may different learning institutions. Our database will be updated continually with new and exciting courses and will provide a valuable resource to all counselors. If you have questions or need assistance please contact the ACA librarian at 800-347-6647 ext. 281 or

Addictions / Substance Abuse Counseling

Drugs and Addiction

Dr. Riley H. Venable
The purpose of this course is to present information to Doctoral Students in Counselor Education on several forms of counseling applicable to the treatment of substance abuse and addiction. Emphasis will be placed on the similarities and differences among these forms. Special emphasis will be paid to evolving forms of counseling and therapy for substance abuse and addiction. It is hoped that this course will aid the student in expanding his/her skills in facilitating change more effectively with substance abusing clients, especially those from minority or underserved populations.

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