Sep 28, 2023  
2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSML 4650D - Assessment of Behavioral and Chemical Addictions

3 hours. This course examines substance use and abuse. Its goals are to explore how society causes an increased use of substances; and to analyze systems designed to offer prevention and treatment. Special emphasis is placed on various theoretical models and concepts of addictions, and assessment techniques currently used in substance abuse/addiction treatment of adolescents. Guidelines for screening and assessing teens for alcohol abuse and drug abuse problems are discussed as well as assessment for referral and treatment; confidentiality laws; and screening and assessment in juvenile justice settings. Prerequisite(s) : Must complete HSML 3100D . May take This course concurrently with HSML 4100D .