bshs456 | undergraduate
Addiction Interventions For Human Service Workers
This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Comprehending the Significance of Addiction Assessment
- Examine assessment instruments and their importance to screening, evaluation, and diagnosis of addiction.
- Identify SAMHSA’s five objectives and how they can be applied to particular cases.
- Determine important guiding principles regarding assessment for human service workers.
The Treatment of Addiction, Part 1
- Describe the value and important factors for effective group treatment with addiction.
- Distinguish between the 12-step treatment for addiction and the rational recovery model.
- Identify important professional issues in addictions treatment.
- Analyze the methodology of motivational interviewing and how it supports progress for the client.
- Examine the stages and framework of Prochaska’s change model.
The Treatment of Addiction, Part 2
- Describe the various psychotherapeutic approaches for treating addiction.
- Examine the issues requiring further consideration in treatment when there is a co-occurring disorder.
- Define pharmacotherapy and how it can be helpful in addiction treatment.
Treatment Issues with Special Populations
- Determine specific treatment areas related to gender or ethnicity, people with disabilities, and LGBT populations that may need special consideration.
- Explore the type of treatment settings that might best serve different addiction populations.
- Identify the importance of addressing the prejudice special populations face in addition to their addiction recovery.
Understanding Drug, Alcohol, and Non-Substance-Related Addictions and Negative Societal Effects
- Explore the various models for explaining the etiology of addiction.
- Distinguish between the variances of addictive substances and the effects they have on neurobiology and physiology.
- Examine the role family systems play on the addictive process.
- Compare and contrast food, sexual, and gambling addictions, and the effect on society.
- Analyze the complexity of societal interventions on addiction due to the power of institutionalized businesses.
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