SRJC Course Outlines

5/28/2024 12:02:48 AMHLE 99 Course Outline as of Spring 1999

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Discipline and Nbr:  HLE 99Title:  REHAB OF ALCOL/DRUG PROB  
Full Title:  Rehabilitation of Alcohol & Drug Problems
Last Reviewed:3/28/2016

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
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Catalog Description:
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The treatment of dependency disorders and recovery from two divergent perspectives: the reformative and transformative.  Current treatment modalities will be compared and contrasted in terms of their view of the individual in the social and clinical context.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Explore the different types of treatment for dependency disorders. What is the recovery process all about? Let us examine the issues of helping, relapsing and intervening.
(Grade Only)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1999Inactive:Fall 2021
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Students who successfully complete the course will:
1. Define and assess personal attitudes and behavior toward those with
dependency disorders.
2. Distinguish between reformative strategies and transformative
strategies in oneself and in others.
3. Apply reforming and/or transforming approaches to working with others.
4. Differentiate between existing major treatment modalities.
5. Evaluate self-help groups including, but not limited to AA, NA, CA, Al-
anon, Narc-anon, ACA and CODA.

Topics and Scope
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1. The Disease Theory of Dependency Disorders
   a. Reforming
   b. Transforming
2. Issues in Relapsing
3. Dependency Treatment
4. Dependency Disorders and Communicating
5. Self-Help Groups
6. Issues in Helping
7. Positive Addictions
8. Treatment Modalities
   a. Inpatient
   b. Outpatient
   c. Social Model
   d. Halfway Houses
9. Alternatives to Current Treatment
10. Interventions
11. How to Intervene

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Students will be required to read and study the assigned chapters in the
textbook and other selected reading in journals and hand-outs.
1. One typewritten, double spaced, 6-page paper giving two examples of
reformative and two examples of transformative thinking as it related to
dependency disorders.
2. One paper giving four examples of proper communication as a counselor.
This paper, too, must be typed and double spaces, and not to exceed three
3. Midterm of five to seven pages on topics reflecting alcoholism
intervention, treatment, and recovery.
1. Visit a treatment program and present a typed, 4 page, double spaced
critique of an on-site visit in regards to counseling techniques and types
of treatment modalities.
2. Meet with four other students who visited different programs, analyze
the experiences, and validate the strengths of the programs in an oral
presentation to the whole class.
1. Writing assignments demonstrates the ability to compare and appraise
reformative and transformative thinking.
2. On site visit demonstrates the ability to analyze the various treatment
modalities and counseling techniques.
3. Using small groups to assess individual analysis of on site visits will
help the students validate effective interventions.

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
25 - 35%
Essay exams, Term papers, Analysis/critiques
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
65 - 75%
Multiple choice
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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1. Texts:   How Can I Help? Stories and Reflections on Service, Das and
               Gorman, Random House, 1988.
           A Whack on the Side of the Head: How to Unlock Your Mind for
               Innovation, von Oech, Random House, 1988
2. Handouts: Materials of the National Institutes on Alcohol and Drug

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