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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-780

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Social Work

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SWK-783

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Students in advanced year have a full block…

Social Work

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SWK-792

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SWK-795

Special Topics

Grading System: letter grades only.

Social Work

Credits 1-3

SWK-799

Independent Study

Independent studies enable advanced study of a topic,…

Social Work

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SWK-744

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This course is a foundation year social work…

Social Work

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