SRJC Course Outlines

5/28/2022 3:58:59 PMAODS 91 Course Outline as of Summer 2010

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AODS 91Title:  PREVENT & EDU ON ALC/DRG  
Full Title:  Prevention and Education on Alcohol and Drugs
Last Reviewed:10/12/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  HLE 96

Catalog Description:
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This course reviews prevention and education techniques and strategies needed to help the chemically dependent person overcome addiction. Students will analyze the ways in which education can and does assist in the prevention of communicable and infectious diseases among drug users and the application of harm reduction strategies to other public health issues.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course reviews prevention and education techniques and strategies needed to help the chemically dependent person overcome addiction. Students will analyze the ways in which education can and does assist in the prevention of communicable and infectious diseases among drug users and the application of harm reduction strategies to other public health issues.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 2002Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.   Identify and explain the obligations of the addiction professional to participate in
       prevention as well as treatment.
2.   Describe factors that increase the likelihood for an individual, community, or group
      to be at-risk for, or resilient to, psychoactive substance use disorders.
3.   Identify issues of cultural identity, ethnic background, age, and gender, in prevention,
       treatment, and recovery.
4.   Describe warning signs, symptoms, and the course of substance abuse disorders.
5.   Describe how substance abuse disorders affect families and concerned others.
6.   Identify and explain the common characteristics of adult children of substance abusers.
7.   Explain the concept of codependency as an adaptive pattern for children/adults raised
       in a dysfunctional family.
8.   Explain the concept and practice of harm reduction, using local examples if available.
9.   Describe the continuum of care concept and resources available in the community.
10. Describe the basic principles and philosophy of prevention, treatment, and recovery.
11. Describe the health and behavior problems related to substance abuse.
12. Describe life management skills.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction and overview
   A. Definitions and overview of prevention
   B. History of ATOD (alcohol, tobacco and other drugs) prevention
   C. Relationship between prevention, intervention, and treatment
   D. Relationship of the counselor to the client in prevention
   E. National Prevention Programming (NPP); goals, resources, leadership
   F. State of California framework for prevention
   G. Availability of services in the area of prevention
II. Relapse prevention
   A. Advertising and marketing to ethnic minorities, youth and women
   B. Co-dependent behavior of client and family members
   C. Harm reduction in relapse prevention
   D. Celebrated special cultural events sponsorship/politicized (Cinco de Mayo and Juneteenth)
   E. ADP's (County Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs) prevention plan
   F. Community organizing/police partnership programs
   G. Treatment care and goals in the community
   H. Alcohol free events and reducing sale to minors
    I. Transmission and prevention
        1. HIV/AIDS
        2. TB
        3. STD's
        4. Hepatitis and other infectious diseases
III. Relapse education planning
   A. Environmental model
   B. School based prevention models
   C. Describe life management skills: relaxation, communication, assertiveness, refusal skills
   D. Minnesota models
   E. Treatment models: Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics
         Anonymous (NA), and ALANON

Assignments:
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Assignments:
1.  Reading Assignments:
Students will be required to read at least forty pages each week.  The instructor will assign additional reading from journals during the semester.
2.  Writing Assignments:
  a.  One to two 5 page critiques of prevention plans on subjects designated by the instructor.
  b.  Two 3 page papers analyzing the efficacy of drug prevention and education programs in
         Sonoma County and the State of California.  
3.  Oral Presentations:
Students will present one oral report from a visit to a drug education or prevention program.
4.  Exams:
Students will be given a midterm and final exam, and at least two short exams on material covered in class.  Midterm and final will include essay questions.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 60%
Written homework, visit reports, written critiques, written analyses
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 60%
Multiple choice, essay exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 15%
Oral reports


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Substance Abuse: A Comprehensive Textbook. Lowinson, Joyce H., Ruiz, Pedro, Millman, Robert B. and Langrod, John G. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Inc.: 2004
 
Clinical Textbook of Addictive Disorders. Frances, Richard J., Miller, Sheldon I., Mack, Avram H. Guilford Publications, Inc.: 2005
 
An Introduction to Community Health (6th). McKenzie, James F., Pinger, Robert R., Kotecki, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc.: 2007

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