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This course prepares the student in one of the helping professions to understand the primary issues related to the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, including narcotics, depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, and marijuana. The impact of drug use on the individual, the family, and society will be examined, including the psychological ramifications of children of alcoholics and drug abusers. Emphasis will be on the development of intervention skills and identifying the person who is abusing chemicals. Knowledge of community resources and programs, with attention given to accessibility to deaf substance abusers, will be covered.

Program: Social Work

Credit: 3

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SWK-595

Special Topics

Grading System: letter grades only.

Social Work

Credits 1-3

SWK-308

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The course explores human behavior in communities, organizations…

Social Work

Credits 3

SWK-318

Human Diversity

This course provides students an opportunity for examination…

Social Work

Credits 3

SWK-335

Social Work Practice…

This is the first course in the social…

Social Work

Credits 3

SWK-337

Social Work Practice…

Case Management is a required course in the…

Social Work

Credits 3

SWK-395

Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for…

Social Work

Credits 1-5