Mar 05, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
2020-2021 College Catalog

SSE 121 - Study of Substance Use Disorders


3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours (3 lec.)

Introduction to the study of substance use disorders in the United States. Includes history of substance use and historical development of prohibitions, classification and effects of substances, diagnosis and assessment of substance use disorders, theories of addiction and treatment strategies, and funding sources for treatment programs. Also includes cross-cultural perspectives; co-occurring disorders and integrated treatment modalities; treatment interventions; special populations; ethical issues; and education, resources, and prevention.