2023 - 2024 Dallas College Catalog

2023 - 2024 Catalog
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Course Number: DAAC 1304 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Pharmacology of Substance Use Disorders

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Emphasizes pharmacological effects of substances, including tolerance, dependence, cross addiction, drug interaction, withdrawal, and recovery. Describes the psychological and physiological effects of substance use and behaviors. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: DAAC 1309 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Assessment of Substance Use Disorders

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Exploration of procedures and tools used to identify substance use disorders and assess a client's problems, strengths, limitations, and resources. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: DAAC 1391 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Special Topics in Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counseling

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behavior pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: DAAC 2307 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Family Intervention with Substance Use Disorders

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Examination of family systems focusing on the effects of substance use and recovery. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: DAAC 2330 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Multicultural Counseling

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An examination of the multicultural counseling theories and characteristics of diverse populations. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: DAAC 2341 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Counseling of Substance Use Disorders

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced examination of knowledge, skills, attitudes, techniques, confidentiality and ethical guidelines applied in the counseling, treatment, prevention, and recovery of substance use disorders. (3 Lec.)


Course Number: DAAC 2366 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): EFC

Course Title: Practicum (or Field Experience) - Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: DAAC 1304, DAAC 2307, DAAC 2341, SCWK 1305, and SCWK 2301.
Course Description: Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student. This is a work-based learning experience that helps students gain practical experience, enhanced skills, and integrated knowledge in the discipline. Direct supervision will be provided by a clinical professional. A roundtable seminar is mandatory. (21 Ext.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.