ERIC Number: EJ843949
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
Experiential Training in Substance Abuse Counseling: Curricular Design and Instructional Practices
Osborn, Cynthia J.; Lewis, Todd F.
Journal of Teaching in the Addictions, v3 n2 p41-56 2004
This manuscript describes two experiential course assignments consistently utilized in a graduate-level substance abuse counseling course: use of an abstinence contract, and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting attendance. Methods used for introducing, incorporating, and processing these experiences are discussed and student reactions to and evaluations of the assignments are included. Recommendations for expanding and enhancing experiential training efforts and evaluation in substance abuse training are provided.
Descriptors: Assignments, Substance Abuse, Teaching Methods, Experiential Learning, Counselor Training, Curriculum Design, Graduate Study, Attendance, Alcohol Abuse, Meetings, Student Attitudes, Contracts
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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