2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Nov 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CPD 254 - Bio-Psycho/Social Factors in Addiction


Credits: 3
Description
Theories of alcohol and other drug addictions with emphasis on the signs and symptoms of problematic use as well as methods of assessment and intervention.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Historical perspectives relevant to alcohol and drug use in modern society.
  2. Biological, psychological, spiritual, and social signs and symptoms of use, abuse, and addiction.
  3. Practice assessment methods and techniques useful for counselors, educators, and other practitioners to determine the type of severity of the substance abuse problem.
  4. Special Populations (Women, Minorities, Gay/Lesbian, Elderly, Adolescents).
  5. Personal Values surrounding alcohol and substance abuse.

Prerequisite: CPD 116  



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