SOC-115 Introduction to Substance Abuse

This course presents an introductory systems-oriented approach to addressing alcohol and other drug problems. Providing an overview of chemical dependency and addiction services, the course examines causal theories, models, and definitions. In addition, intervention and prevention strategies, as well as public policy issues will be explored. Special attention will be given to the family systems perspective in theory, research, and treatment. Lecture [3.00].



Syllabus for this course.