Your Final Project must explain the choices you made in your plan and be supported with scholarly references from the professional literature (e.g., Addictive Behaviors, Drug and Alcohol Review, Journal of
Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Substance Abuse).
Your Final Project should include all of the following sections:
1. Substances abused and implications of abuse
2. Biological predispositions
3. Family considerations
4. Cultural considerations
5. Therapy model
6. Assessment and diagnosis
7. Treatment plan and intervention strategies
8. Ethical and legal considerations
The Learning Resources in the course and the Discussion and Application assignments all will assist you in completing the Final Project.
Your Final Project must be presented via one of the following options:
A 6- to 10-page (not including references), double-spaced, APA-formatted paper that is submitted to the online classroom