Course Detail for SW-625-02
|SW-625-02||Critical Issues in Chemical De (3 )||
Instruction Type: Hybrid (Moodle) Lecture/Discussn
The course provides an overview of the major psychoactive drugs of abuse, the role of drugs in todayâ?Ts society, theories of causation, actions on the central nervous system, and the pharmacology of individual substances. Using systems and strengths perspectives and bio-psychosocial understandings, examines the roles of the individual and society with respect to development of chemical dependence. Addresses intervention with individuals, families and groups; policy issues; prevention efforts, and the relationship to HIV/AIDS.
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