SRJC Course Outlines

4/23/2021 5:07:35 AMHUSV 80 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HUSV 80Title:  INTRO ADDICTION STUDIES  
Full Title:  Introduction to Addiction Studies
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 Scheduled06 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 or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AODS 90

Catalog Description:
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This course reviews the field of addiction studies which will include the history of alcohol and other substance abuse and its impact on American society and the family. It will cover an overview of theories of substance abuse and identification of signs and symptoms, as well as treatment resources and myths about abuse.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course reviews the field of addiction studies which will include the history of alcohol and other substance abuse and its impact on American society and the family. It will cover an overview of theories of substance abuse and identification of signs and symptoms, as well as treatment resources and myths about abuse.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
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 1999Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Identify a variety of models and theories of addiction and other issues
    related to substance abuse.
2. Recognize behavioral, psychological, health, and social effects of substance
     abuse on the user and the user's family and friends.
3. Recognize how the family, social networks, and community systems are factors
    in addiction prevention.
4. Interpret research and outcome data.
 

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Students will be able to:
 
1. Compare and contrast models and theories of addiction.
2. Evaluate past and present social policy conflicts regarding substance use in American society.
3. Describe the most generally accepted and scientifically supported models of
     treatment in recovery, relapse prevention and other substance-related issues.
4. Examine the importance of family, social network and community support in alcohol
     and other substance recovery.

Topics and Scope
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I. Accepted and Scientific Models and Theories of Addiction
    A. Etiological, moral, disease, and behavioral theories of addiction
    B. Emerging research
II. Social, Political and Economic Context of Substance Abuse
    A. Core theoretical concepts on beliefs and attitudes about addiction
    B. Roles of counselor in the field of addiction
    C. Gambling, sexual, internet and work addiction; anorexia nervosa
    D. Properties of stimulants (cocaine, amphetamines, narcotics) pharmacology and biology
    E. Properties of legal drugs (alcohol, nicotine, tobacco, caffeine), prescription drugs
III. Social Policy regarding Drug Use - Past and Present
    A. Historical and political dimensions: cultural attitudes toward addiction and drug use and
         everyday life; drug consumption profiles and preferences; societal (including legal and
         criminal justice) responses
    B. Addiction in the context of the "War on Drugs"
    C. The regulation of drugs
    D. Current issues and debates in the field of addiction including myths about abuse
IV. Overview of Current Programs and Services, including but not limited to:
    A. Withdrawal management (detoxification)
    B. Outpatient treatment
    C. Day treatment
    D. Residential treatment
    E. Supportive recovery and other treatment services (transitional living, hospital based
           substance misuse programs, needle exchange and methadone treatment, dual diagnosis
           programs, pregnancy support)
    F. Family, school and community based prevention programs
    G. Basic principles of abstinence based Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and twelve step
         addiction treatment
    H. Family members, Al-Anon
    I.   Cognitive therapy
V. Importance of Family and Community in Addiction Prevention and Treatment
    A. Gender, sexual orientation, race and ethnicity in addiction counseling
    B. Family and friends in addiction recovery
    C. Community development, locality development, social planning and social action
VI. Importance of Research in Addiction Prevention
    A. Substance abuse and mental disorders
    B. Substance abuse and eating disorders
    C. Addiction as a field of practice in social work; differential approaches to practice
    D. Interpret data

Assignments:
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1. Read 35-40 pages per week
2. Write summary reports
3. Written homework
4. Reading reports
5. One to three term paper(s) (3-5 pages each) on issues related to substance abuse
6. Two to three quizzes, midterm and final exam

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 - 40%
Written homework, written summaries, reading reports, term paper's
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
60 - 70%
Quizzes, midterm, final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Substance Use Counseling: Theory and Practice. 6th ed. Stevens, Patricia and Smith, Robert.  Pearson. 2017
 
Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior with PowerWeb. 17th ed. Ksir, Charles and Hart, Carl. McGraw-Hill. 2017
 
Concepts of Chemical Dependency. 10th ed. Doweiko, Harold. Cengage Learning. 2018
 
Instructor prepared materials

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