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Sinclair College

MHT 2137 Treatment Techniques in Substance Use Disorders

Contemporary holistic treatment methods, including motivational interviewing. Models of treatment with individual, group, case management, intervention and families. Levels of care and stages of recovery. Ethical, legal and professional behaviors.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Mental Health and Addiction Services
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: MHT 1236 


  • Identify, describe, and utilize basic counseling approaches commonly used in the treatment of persons with substance use disorders.
  • Identify, describe and demonstrate common individual, group, and family techniques used with persons with substance use disorders.
  • Identify the rationale and concepts of the 12 core functions of the chemical dependency counselor.
  • Understand and differentiate the stages of change and demonstrate motivational interviewing techniques appropriate for each stage of change.
  • Identify ethical issues, personal areas of strengths and concerns as a chemical dependency counselor.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3