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2016-2017 Archived Catalog 
2016-2017 Archived Catalog

SOCW-235 Co-Occuring disorders in Substance Abuse

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisite: Successful completion of RDNG-016 or placement into RDNG-030; Successful completion of ENGL-095 or placement into ENGL-098; Minimum 2.0 GPA in SOCW-136.
The course will provide participants the understanding of how substances use disorders and mental health disorders impact one another; knowledge of treatment approaches for co-occurring disorders; fundamental differences between integrated care and parallel care; theories of addiction and mental health treatment; and social dimensions of co-occurring support. This class is appropriate for both students engaged in course of study, and beginning substance abuse workers in the field.