SOWK3250: Substance Abuse, Prevention, and Intervention

Class Program
Credits 3
This course is an overview of the phenomenon of addictions in general and addictions to substances in particular. This course will focus on the role of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs in American society, the abuse of these substances, and strategies and policies for prevention and intervention of abuse. The skills required to work with substance abusers will be considered. Special attention will be given to the role of macro policies, societal values, and the support systems required for effective intervention and prevention strategies.
SOWK2110 or instructor's approval, Program admission required.
Semester Offered
Alternate years.