This course is an introduction to physiological, psychological, environmental, social, and behavioral theories concerning the etiology and maintenance of alcohol and drug addiction. The study and application of research-based theories of counseling will be emphasized. The history of alcohol and drug counseling and recent developments and issues in the field will also be discussed. Class Notes: P: Admission to Masters in Mental Health Counseling program NOTE: This is a 100% online; distance education fee may apply; students must use their University email accounts; it is recommended that students check the Canvas course site for announcements even before class starts; a high-speed internet connection is recommended for easiest access to online materials. Enrollment Requirements: P: Admission to the Masters in Mental Health Counseling program.