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

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Psychopharmacology for the Non-medical Mental Health Clinician

This course will prepare counselors to provide services in conjunction with a psychopharmacological prescriber. Content will include the merger of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy, history, efficacy and present standard of care. Ethical and legal issues for the non-medical counselor relating to pharmacotherapy will be covered. Numerous case examples demonstrating appropriate psychopharmacologic management, and strategies for developing a collaborative relationship with the prescriber will be presented.
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