Social Work | Addictions & Social Services
S300 | 8238 | Malschick


The purpose of this course is to give students an overview of the field of
addiction (i.e., chemical, sexual, relationship, food, gambling) including
discussion of several conceptual models.  The course focuses on theories of
addiction and current intervention strategies.  Students are given an
opportunity to explore special issues in the field among oppressed
minorities that are of particular interest to them and to share their
findings with other students.  Emphasis will also be placed on introducing
students to the particular culture and ideologies that contribute to the
context of policy making and provision of services in the field of
addictions.