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 ACAlibrary@counseling.org.

Addictions / Substance Abuse Counseling


Psychopharmacology and Addictions

Barbara C. Trolley, Ph.D.
This course is designed to be an introduction to the field of psychopharmacology and how it applies to addictions. Course students will obtain an overview of a gamut of drugs and their classifications, site of action, use, interactions, abuse, and addiction. In addition, the biological and psychosocial aspects of dependency are addressed.

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