HSWR-214 - Introduction to Addictions

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: Minimum 65% in either English 12, English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12, ENGL 090, or equivalent. Delivery Method: Online Cost: $436.24 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/HSWR214.pdf

This course provides the learner with an overview of current practice, theories and models in the field of substance use. Topics include: models of addiction, assessment, intervention and treatment for alcohol and other drug abuse; the impact of substance use on the individual, family and society in general; and ethical issues and challenges for practitioners.