Feb 23, 2020  
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWK 285 - Current Issues in the Addiction Field

1 semester, 3 Credits

Introduces the ever-changing field of addiction assessment, intervention, and treatment. Addresses the legal and illegal drugs of abuse, the neuroscience of addiction, the identification and assessment of addiction, and best practice approaches. Intends to provide accurate knowledge and experiences regarding alcohol and other drug problems and issues. A social work perspective using a bio-psycho-social approach will be utilized. Students will become familiar with concepts in the addiction field and gain an understanding of the impact of addiction at the individual, family, community and global levels.

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