Jan 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog
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ALSA 212 - Youth Substance Use Disorder Assessment/Counseling

2 credits

This course will focus on Youth Substance use disorder treatment and assessment. At-risk youth will be a particular focus along with family issues, assessment, and treatment planning. In addition, the learner will apply the use of ASAM Patient Placement Criteria (ASAM PPC).

Theory Hours
2 theory hours.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
  • Understand youth chemical dependency treatment concepts
  • Understand youth chemical dependency assessment
  • Increased competency and application as it relates to the use of ASAM Patient Placement Criteria (ASAM PPC)
  • Understand the legal and ethical ramifications of youth chemical dependency treatment
  • Understand at risk behavior
  • Understand suicide risk in youth treatment
  • Understand how to work with youth and their parent figures

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