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Mental Health, Substance Abuse & Rehabilitation Counseling - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
This chapter will introduce you to mental health counseling, with emphasis on the roles of prevention, promotion and treatments. You'll learn to differentiate among alcoholics, problem drinkers and social drinkers and discuss the concept of codependency. Tutorials also cover various types of drugs, including stimulants, opiates, depressants and hallucinogens. By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Describe how mental health counseling differs from other forms of counseling
- Explain the role of the family and groups, like AA and ACOA, in alcohol treatment
- Discuss treatments types, including residential programs, for drug addicts
- Define a rehabilitation counselor's roles, including personal counseling, case management, job placement and follow-up
|Mental Health Counseling: Definition & Techniques||Discuss growth in the population of people with mental disorders and the corresponding need for more mental health counselors. Learn about counselors' roles in primary, secondary and tertiary prevention services, and compare and contrast their roles in inpatient vs. outpatient facilities.|
|Alcohol Abuse Problems: Rates, Effects & Treatment||Discuss rates and effects of alcohol abuse, as well as theories of alcohol addiction. Describe various treatment methods, including assessment, confrontation and detoxification.|
|Drug Abuse and Addictions Counseling||Learn about substance abuse and polysubstance abuse, and discuss their negative effects on society. Discuss the training of substance abuse counselors.|
|Rehabilitation Counseling: Definition and Techniques||Discuss education and certification requirements for rehabilitation counselors, and learn about the unique needs of their wide variety of clientele.|
1. Mental Health Counseling: Definition & Techniques
This lesson explores areas dealing with patients, mental health settings, and preventative measures that counselors can take when doing mental health counseling.
2. Alcohol Abuse Problems: Rates, Effects & Treatment
This lesson examines alcohol use and abuse from various viewpoints, including biological, sociological, and the various theories on why alcoholism occurs. Treatment is also covered and what a counselor should be aware of when conducting detox.
3. Drug Abuse and Addictions Counseling
This lesson looks into current and fundamental knowledge of drug abuse and addiction counselors by exploring the terminology and typology of addiction and substances.
4. Rehabilitation Counseling: Definition & Techniques
This lesson is a walk through of the issues, ideas, and programs involved with rehabilitation counseling. Included is a step by step process of what it can look like and who is involved.
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Other chapters within the Counseling 101: Fundamentals of Counseling course
- The History of Counseling and Psychotherapy
- The Professional Counselor
- The Counseling Process
- Theoretical Approaches in Counseling
- Ethical and Legal Issues in Counseling
- Human Growth and Development in Counseling
- School Counseling
- Social and Cultural Elements of Counseling
- Marriage and Family Counseling
- Career Counseling
- Group Counseling