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|SWRK 251 - INTRODUCTION TO SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS|
(Formerly PSYC 251) This is the first course in the Substance Use Disorders 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. Critical thinking will be used to evaluatge existing knowledge of substance abuse.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course
Social Work Department