WORKING WITH ADDICTIONS
Course level: "Upper Division"
"This course introduces students to the biology of addiction, including brain reward mechanisms, the role of environment and genetics, psychodynamics, and the impact of addiction on individuals, families, and communities. The roles of addiction in society in relationship to the judicial system, treatment systems, progressive era reforms, and complications of dual diagnosis are emphasized in the course. The course examines major models of conceptualizing and integrating prevention, intervention, rehabilitation, and maintenance/relapse prevention. Students will learn strategies for accessing supportive measures and case management processes for developing wrap-around action plans for service delivery to individuals and groups with addiction- and chemical-dependence-related issues."
Purchase of LabPaq® Hands-on Lab Kits are required for this course.
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What you'll learn
What you’ll learn