PSYC 515 - CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE
Psychosocial view of contemporary substance abuse; types and classes of addictive substances; review of treatment approaches. The etiology of substance use disorders, as well as the relationship between substance use disorders and medical and psychological disorders as well a strength based prevention approach within the counseling setting. Special attention will be given to physiological factors, family dynamics, treatment methods and implications for schools, communities, and business.
There are no prerequisites listed for this course.