Substance Abuse   [Archived Catalog]
2011-2012 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Addendum

PY 557 - Substance Abuse

This course explores the fundamentals of substance abuse treatment. Models of addiction are reviewed and students are exposed to issues involved in treatment including denial, continued use while in treatment, the importance of family functioning and adult/child pathology. A survey of the types and classes of addictive substances are covered. (2 credits)