Course Description

Students will analyze the various types of addictions, treatments, and recovery techniques that are used in standard practice, and identify intervention techniques that are used with the subculture of those involved in substance abuse. Topics include the addiction process, effects on the family, and phases of treatment. Students will learn the characteristics for the common substance abuse disorders and the common, empirically-validated theories and techniques used. Students will also review the impact of culture, family background, gender, socioeconomic status and other systems impacting the detection, recognition and treatment of various addictions. Analysis of the recovery model for addictions will be addressed and the students will interact with the various treatment opportunities and professionals in their community. 3 Units


NOTE: Listed below are all syllabi related to CO 614 including Blended, Campus, and Online instances. Please be sure to download the syllabi that corresponds to the section, Trimester and language for which you are registered.
CO 614 Alcohol Substance Abuse — FA16 — Blended  Download