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    Oct 07, 2022  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COUN 540 - Psychopharmacology for Mental Health and School Settings

3 Credit Hours
Psychoactive medications are an increasing part of mental health treatment and counselors often serve on treatment teams with responsibilities for input to medical
decisions and monitoring potential effects. Educates counselors in the basic pharmacological concepts of drugs in general, with specific emphasis on psychoactive medications, classifications, appropriate referrals, and monitoring. As counseling is a non-medical field, it is assumed that the student has not been exposed to a previous pharmacology course and/or clinical experience with the medication management of clients.



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