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Graduate Course Details
Number SWK 862R
Title Substance Abuse
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites Admission to MSW Program or permission of Instructor and MSW Program Coordinator

Description

This course provides students with both macro and micro understanding of the phenomena of abuse of alcohol and other drugs nationally. The course emphasizes a complex systemic view of substance use and treatment which is grounded in the available addictions research, and consistent with a bio-psycho-social view of social work practice.