University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jun 28, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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CAS 639 - Exploring Gambling Behaviors

(3 units)
Explores the history, prevalence and etiology of problem gambling. Investigates stages of progression, effects on families and relationships to other addictions.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. recognize and express definitions, historical events, and social impacts of recreational, social and disordered gambling.
2. describe the continuum of gambling and the impact on the individual from a Bio-Psycho-Socio-Spiritual perspective.
3. identify the signs and symptoms of disordered gambling as defined in the DSM-5 categories.
4. detail treatment and support options including assessment tools, treatment approaches and self-help groups for disorders gambling concerns for gamblers and others.
5. identify the impact of gambling disorders on the family, workplace, and community including any legal issues that might arise.

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