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Addiction Studies

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ADST-41 INTRODUCTION TO ADDICTION STUDIES
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Advisory: ENGL-41.
This is an introductory course which provides information on myths, theory, identification of, and the functions of family and social setting in addiction and recovery. Treatment, recovery, and relapse prevention models will be presented. (5/03)

ADST-42A SCREENING, ASSESSMENT, AND TREATMENT
PLANNING IN ADDICTION COUNSELING

(Formerly ADST-42) 3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: ADST-41. Advisory: ENGL-41.
This course is designed to give the student an introduction to counseling skills of screening, clinical evaluation, assessment, and treatment planning. (5/03)

ADST-42B INTRODUCTION TO ADDICTION COUNSELING SKILLS
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: ADST-42A. Advisory: ENGL-41.
This course is oriented to counseling the alcoholic/chemically dependent client. Course work is designed to give the student an introduction to counseling skills and classroom experience in applying basic counseling skills with individuals and groups. (5/03)

ADST-43 PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND ETHICAL
PRACTICE IN ADDICTION COUNSELING

3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: ADST-41. Advisory: ENGL-41.
This course focuses on professional responsibilities in addiction counseling. Awareness of state and federal laws and regulations, and the code of conduct governing the behavior of alcohol and drug counselors are examined. Effective approaches and the examination of legal, ethical, and moral responsibilities and referral practices of the alcohol/drug counselor will also be presented. (5/03)

ADST-44 PHARMACOLOGY OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: ADST-41. Advisory: ENGL-41.
This course provides a basic understanding and working knowledge of the classifications of drugs based on their effects on behavior, emotions, perceptions, consciousness, the metabolism of drugs, and neurotransmitter theory. The political, social, and cultural issues will be briefly explored. (5/03)

ADST-45 LEADERSHIP AND COUNSELING IN ADDICTION GROUPS
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: ADST-42B. Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41.
This course is an introduction to the dynamics of group counseling with clients with substance use disorders. The group will study itself, under supervision, and learn various leadership skills. The factors involved in problems of communication, effective emotional responses, and personal growth will be highlighted. (11/03)

ADST-46 ADDICTION EDUCATION AND PREVENTION
3 units: 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisite: ADST-44. Advisories: ENGL-A, ENGL-41; LRNR-30.
This course will review the history, theories, models, and state-of-the-art approaches to the prevention field. Research and evaluation outcomes on epidemiology, environmental risk factors, and the effectiveness of various prevention strategies will be examined. (11/03)

ADST-49A-ZZ SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADDICTION STUDIES
0.5 - 4 units: 0.5-4 hours lecture.
Advisories: ENGL-41; LRNR-40.
This course is designed to address special topics in addiction studies to meet the current needs of students. The course will allow pre-service and in-service personnel to maintain the most current education and training standards in the field. (05/03)


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