Feb 29, 2024  
2015-2016 Archived Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Archived Catalog

SOCW-139 Overview of Substance Abuse

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016; SOCW-136
Students will be introduced to the assessment and treatment approaches for addictive disorders: theories of addiction and treatment; and social dimensions of addiction and sobriety support. This class is appropriate for both students engaged in a course of study and beginning substance abuse workers in the field. It will apply toward the beginning substance abuse workers in the field. It will apply toward the educational requirements for the MCC certificate in Substance Abuse Treatment Services and certification as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor.