SW 4171/5171 Addictions Treatment

Social, legal, political, psychological, biological, spiritual, and ethical factors related to the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, eating disorders, and behavioral additions such as shopping and gambling. Various intervention models with an emphasis on harm reduction, stages of change, and a strengths perspective. The role of a professional social work in the field of addictions treatment, application of social work ethical principles to guide professional practice, and response to contexts that shape practice. Prerequisite(s): junior standing.

Course details

Term: 
Spring 2021
Section: 
01
Class Nbr: 
10446/13161
Units: 
3
Dates: 
Jan 25, 2021 - May 7, 2021
Meeting times: 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9-9:50 a.m.

Course delivery

Location: 
Zoom & Blackboard (eLearning)

Zoom is a desktop video conferencing system allowing for real-time interaction between instructors and students and requires access to a high-speed Internet connection, a webcam, and a headset microphone. Blackboard is a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser.

Instructions for accessing course materials will be sent to enrolled students’ email accounts prior to the start of the course.

Instructor(s)

Laura Parker

Enrollment information

Questions?
Jamie Anderson

Continuing and Distance Education

(319) 273-7206