Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

SA 102 - Behavioral Patterns of Chemical Dependence

Credit Hours: 3

Study of the phenomenon of substance abuse with particular attention to the physiological, psychological and sociological factors that impact upon the disease. Emphasis is on understanding chemically dependent behavior.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • comprehend the latest research on addictions causation and treatment;
  • demonstrate a broader understanding of addiction personality characteristics and clinical disorders;
  • be able to outline their theory of addiction and approaches to treatment;
  • be able to describe the behavioral characteristics of addictive clients as they progress through the recovery process; and
  • be able to demonstrate an understanding of chemical dependency behaviors and how they affect the family system.

F/S (C)