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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDCD 652: Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3


Introduces substance abuse counseling. Covers addiction issues, diagnosis and treatment planning, and individual and group counseling strategies with diverse populations. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDCD 606*B-, 606XS, 609*B- or 609XS.
* May be taken concurrently.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.
XS Requires minimum grade of XS.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Junior Plus, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development or Counseling.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Spr

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Upcoming Sections

  • Spring 2024, Section: 001, CRN 10298, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Joanne Frederick
  • Spring 2024, Section: 002, CRN 24161, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Jennifer Carney
  • Summer 2024, Section: A01, CRN 43031, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Joanne Frederick
Prior Sections (partial list)