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Fall 2013
Oct 04,2022
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SWRK 251 - SUBSTANCE ABUSE
(Formerly PSYC 251) This is the first course in the Substance Abuse minor sequence. This course will provide an overview of substance abuse from a biopsychosocial perspective. A history of substance abuse trends and policy in the United States will be reviewed. The difference between substance use, abuse, and dependence will be discussed. The course will also introduce students to the various classes of substances commonly abused. Students will gain an understanding of the experience of people who are addicted to substances as well as the role of communities. Students will also be made aware of the varous resources availble to individuals who misuse substances including: HIV, mental health, child and family, criminal justice, disability, and employment.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Social Work Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR SWRK 251

General Requirements:
Course or Test: PSYC 101
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: SWRK 225
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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