Introduction to Substance Abuse Studies Abuse Studies

SWK 210
Description: The course provides an overview of addiction and substance abuse as they relate to ones interactions with family and surrounding community. It explores the history of addiction and substance abuse and analyzes students? attitudes and beliefs about them. Definitions of addiction and substance abuse from medical, social and criminal justice perspectives are analyzed, along with prevention and treatment models. Students become familiar with federal, state and local agencies that study, prevent, treat and regulate these disorders.

Prerequisite: None
Credits: 3

Currently Offered

Course # Days Time Dates Instructor Seats  
SWK 210-51 T 5:30-8:15PM 08/31/15 - 12/18/15 Wolford 6 Register
SWK 210-51 T 5:30-8:15PM 01/18/16 - 05/06/16 Wolford 4 Register