SOCW-139 Overview of Substance Abuse
Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030) or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0; SOCW-136 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or higher.
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.