Overview

Foundations in Addictions

Students will examine models and elements of addiction including the addiction spiral, terminology and theoretical approaches to explaining and understanding addiction. Age, gender, ethnicity, culture, and geography will be examined in relation to cycles and forms of addiction. The course will provide students with an introduction to the use of assessment tools, client communication, interviewing and treatment planning. The intent of this course is to provide students with introductory knowledge on the signs and symptoms of addiction, including the physical and psychological components as examined through the lens of various screening and assessment inventories.

Course Code: 
BSCI-1091
Area of Interest: 
Education, Community & Social Services

Course Offerings

Winter 2020

January 21, 2020 to February 25, 2020
$237.20
Delivery:
Accelerated In-Class
Campus Code:
St. Thomas
Days & Times: Tue 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Section Number: 10ST
Refund Policy: 3 days before first class