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SOWK432. Addictions and Recovery

This course provides students with an opportunity to explore human behavior from an addiction perspective. It is intended to be an introduction to the effects of psychoactive drugs, from the interactions between chemicals and brain cells, to the psychological and physiological effects on the individual, to the impact upon the community. The course also explores multiple treatment methodologies and theories. Prerequisite: Entrance into the SW program and Junior or senior status preferred.  Credit, 3 hours. Offered fall semesters in-seat. Offered each semester online.