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SWO 388 - Addictions & Substance Use: Critical Analysis, Theory, and Best Practice


Addictions & Substance Use: Critical Analysis, Theory, and Best Practice is an exploration and examination of the causes, family dynamics, cultural issues, medical aspects, treatment, and prevention modalities of drug and alcohol and behavioral use, abuse, dependency and addiction along with the influences of co-occurring disorders and integrated treatment practices. This course is designed to provide students with a foundation in both direct and indirect social work practice issues with clients, families and communities (micro, mezzo, macro) challenged by addiction and co-occurring disorders. Focus regarding treatment and care will be given to multiple viewpoints including moderation, harm reduction, medication assistance, and abstinence.

Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior Standing.
Co-requisite(s):
Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered:
Course Type: Social Work



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