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2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog
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HSV 255 - Addictive Disease Concepts

Course Department: Social Science
Last Date of Approval: Spring 2021

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
This course will review the history of additions and society issues. Students will examine the theoretical foundations and current concepts of the addiction process. The course includes the study of the physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of addictions, abuse, and dependence. The classifications of basic pharmacology and psychoactive drugs plus the physiology impacts will be explored. Best-practice treatment modalities will be discussed. Students will gain knowledge of addiction and the disease that will be useful both at the personal and professional level.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face and/or online

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Outcome 1: Compare the models of addiction.
Outcome 2: Evaluate, assess and diagnose.
Outcome 3: Assess the treatment modalities of AOD problems.
Outcome 4: Measure the impact on families and children.

Course Objectives:
Objective Topic 1: Differentiae the models of addiction.
Objective Topic 2: Discuss the assessment and diagnosis process of addictions.
Objective Topic 3: Examine the treatment modality of AOD  problems.
Objective Topic 4: Interpret the problems of slip and relapse in the recovery process.
Objective Topic 5: Compare the codependency issues.
Objective Topic 6: Explain the support groups for the recoveringaddiction. 

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