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

Substance Abuse and Dual Diagnosis

Kent B. Provost, MA
Acquaints students with concepts of chemical dependence and co-occurring disorders as a disease that impacts the entire family system and functioning, the community, as well as the individual. The course will explore the developmental model of addiction, theories and etiology of addictions and addictive behaviors including strategies for prevention, intervention, and treatment.

DOC, 66.50 KB
Join Now

  • Learn more about your specialty—join a division
  • Maximize your Professional Development
  • Stay ahead of the educational learning curve
  • Advocate for the counseling care of tomorrow
  • Expand your networking connections
  • More Member Benefits