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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
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
S1 3495 1/23/17 - 5/8/17 T 6:00pm - 8:40pm LAFAYETTE (005) Michael Melendez


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.

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