CNSL 575 Counseling Individuals with Co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

Students are introduced to the complexities and unique treatment needs of clients who are diagnosed with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. An examination of the guiding principles for counseling individuals with co-occurring disorders will occur, as well as a review of assessment and diagnostic methods, treatment settings and interventions, special population considerations, and integrated care planning and recovery strategies.




CNSL 568 (minimum grade of C) and CNSL 571 (minimum grade of C), or permission of instructor or department chairperson.

General Education


  • Fall