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CAS 674 - Overview of Addiction Prevention, Treatment & Recovery

(3 units)
Physical and psychological aspects of the addictive process with emphasis on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, referral and self-help options for individuals and families. (CAS 674, CEP 674 and SW 674 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the three.)

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall and Spring
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to understand and articulate the current theories of addiction prevention and recovery.
2. Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of recovery programs and their relationship to the fundamental goals of addiction treatment and mental health.
3. Students will be able to identify prevention, intervention, treatment, and relapse prevention strategies and services.
4. Students will be able to indicate knowledge and the initial skills appropriate to assessing, intervening, and treating substance abusers and their families.
5. Students will be able to articulate and lessen the potential interference your own personal issues might have when dealing with clients and families struggling with addiction concerns.
6. Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of the National Drug Control Strategy and how it can be changed.


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