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SWP 920

Addressing Substance Use and Abuse

This course focuses on current best practices in addiction treatment, with an emphasis on linking theory, research and practice. Assessment tools and research-based treatment interventions are critically examined for their relevance and application to diverse client populations. Self-help, alternative treatment approaches and methods of evaluating treatment outcome are also explored. Students will leave the course with core knowledge and skills in applying different treatment approaches to a variety of service settings and contexts.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1


All 3rd and 4th Semester Required Courses or Direct Entry





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