<p>This course is designed to prepare the human service worker to function in a variety of settings in which substance use/abuse is an issue. Content emphasized includes causes of abuse, nature of dependency, pharmacology, and effects of abuse on the individual, family, and community. Techniques of detection and intervention are presented and practiced in the classroom. Treatment modalities are discussed.</p>
HUS 1001 or PSY 1012 or consent of Human Services Program Coordinator.