PYB 523: Psychopharmacology for Counselors

2008-07-17 -

Restrictions changed.

Synonym:

56547 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Gail Peach

Credits:

1

Seats:

24

Semester:

Fall 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 9/13 - 9/14 (9:00AM-4:59PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Behavioral Science
Required of all CMHC and SA/AC students.
Restricted to CMHC III and SA/AC III students through July 22; open to CMHC II students on July 23; open to other AP students on July 30.
This weekend course will focus on the clinical uses of psychotropic medications in the treatment of affective disorders, psychotic disorders and anxiety disorders. The mechanisms by which abused substances affect the body and drugs used in the treatment of substance abuse disorders will also be covered. The basic biology underlying these disorders will be presented as part of the discussion of the therapeutic mechanisms of drug action.