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2018-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWK 681 - Addictions

Credits: 3

This course utilizes the strengths perspective to explore the biological, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of addictions and treatment across the lifespan and with special populations. Although there is an emphasis on drug and alcohol addictions, the course will also examine other addictions such as eating, gaming/internet, gambling, etc. Additional key elements include: an exploration of personal beliefs and experiences that may impact practice; analysis of related ethical issues and guidelines; and the historical influences on public policies and laws related to addictions.