Psychopharmacology for Counselors

CLC 7758
Semester Credit Hours Faculty Modality Meeting Time Location
Spring 2022 3

Tony Donofrio

In-Person T: 3:30PM-5:45PM COLS

This course will explore the varied biological mechanisms commonly associated with the expression of psychological disorders and their relationship to pharmacological treatments. Students will be introduced to general principles of neurobiology, normative brain function, pathophysiological processes, and the major categories of psychotropic medications. Consideration will be given to professional and ethical boundaries when integrating psychopharmacology knowledge into counseling practice.Prerequisites: CLC 5511 Human Growth and Development, CLC 7729 Differential Diagnosis