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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
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
S1 3188 9/7/16 - 12/22/16 TBA TBA Online Shelley A Steenrod


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.