Courses & Programs

Introduction to Addiction Studies [B]

COURSE CODE: HSV 120

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisites: Eligibility for ENG 101

An introduction to support systems that assist people with recovery from substance abuse and dependence. Theories of addiction will be highlighted in reference to issues in treatment, relapse, and prevention. Emphasis will be placed on understanding modalities of treatment and care for diverse populations affected by substance abuse issues. Relevant state and federal legislation and the role of culture will also be discussed. Prerequisites: Eligibility for ENG 101