2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 14, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

REHB 611 - Issues in Substance Abuse

Credits: Three (3)
This course will address major issues and trends associated with substance abuse and addiction. Students will study the impact of substance abuse as it relates to individuals, families, groups, communities, and society. Specific areas of concentration will include: the historical development of substance abuse, costs (i.e., personal, familial, societal, economic, etc.), etiological perspectives, considerations with various populations (e.g., people with disabilities, GLBT, etc.), societal trends and responses, concepts of drug regulation, prevention, and education, and social policy. This course will contribute to students’ awareness of substance abuse as a major issue in rehabilitation counseling.