This course provides students with an opportunity to learn theoretical frameworks and techniques for assisting individuals with addiction issues. Students will gain an awareness of societal, social and inter-cultural contexts of the historical approaches to addiction counseling. Students will develop knowledge of the range and nature of treatment modalities currently used in substance abuse counseling. Through the use of role-play, case studies and videos, students will develop a personal style of interaction to support individuals with addiction issues. Prerequisites: HSV 120, and HSV 124, previously or concurrently.