Course Design Guide

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Course Syllabus
College of Social Sciences
BSHS 431 Version 3
Dependency and Addictions
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Course Description
Students 1ill be introduced to the addictions process in%ol%ed in alcohol" che4ical" and other dependency
areas( 3he role of addiction 1ithin society" the cri4inal 7ustice syste4" and treat4ent areas 1ill be e'plored(
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Course Design Guide
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Point Values for Course Assignments

ASSIGNMENTS Points
Individual (6!"
#EE$ 3% Individual Assi&n'ent, ?idter4 *'a4 1!
#EE$ (% Individual Assi&n'ent, 8inal *'a4 3!
A)) #EE$S% Discussion @uestions = per 1ee2, '/ A 1!> 1!
A)) #EE$S% &articipation = per 1ee2, ' / A 1!> 1!
Individual Assi&n'ent Totals 6 *oints
)earnin& Tea's (4!"
#EE$ +% )earnin& Tea' Assi&n'ent, Alternati%e 8or4s of Addiction
B -ral &resentation and &aper 1!
#EE$ 3% )earnin& Tea' Assi&n'ent, *ffect of Abuse on Society B
-ral &resentation and &aper 1!
#EE$ 4% )earnin& Tea' Assi&n'ent, 16Step Groups and -ther
Support Groups B -ral &resentation and ;nfor4ation Handout 1!
#EE$ (% )earnin& Tea' Assi&n'ent, ;nter%ention" 3reat4ent" and
<elapse &re%ention &resentation 1!
)earnin& Tea' Assi&n'ent Totals 4! points
Total 1
Week One: Process of Addiction: Etiology, Stages, Models, and isk !actors
Details Due Points
,-.e/tives 101 Differentiate Cualities and characteristics of use" 4isuse" abuse"
addiction" and dependence as related to substances(
10+ ;dentify and e'plore the etiology =causation> and stages of the
addicti%e process(
103 *'a4ine the 4odels and ris2 factors associated 1ith addiction
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104 Describe other for4s of addiction including ga4bling" se'" eating
disorders" e'ercise" 1or2" ;nternet" and relationships(
1eadin&s 1ead Ch( 1 D of Drugs in Perspective and prepare to discuss 2ey
issues in class(
1ead this 1ee2Es *lectronic <eser%e <eadings
Parti/i*ation Parti/i*ate in class discussion( 1!63613
;n6Class

2is/ussion
3uestions
1es*ond to 1ee2ly discussion Cuestions( 1!63613
;n6Class

Week "#o: Differentiation of t$e Various !orms of Addiction and
Dependency% Drug Classifications
Details Due Points
,-.e/tives +01 ;dentify the %arious classifications of drugs and co44on
addicti%e drugs of choice(
+0+ *'a4ine Felline2Gs 3heory of Alcoholis4(
+03 *'plore the process and tools a%ailable for the assess4ent of
drug and alcohol proble4s(
+04 Classify the four perspecti%es on drugs and alcohol(
+0( ;dentify schedules of drugs(
1eadin&s 1ead Ch( 3 D 4 and re%ie1 Ch( 1 of Drugs in Perspective and
prepare to discuss 2ey issues in class(
1ead this 1ee2Es *lectronic <eser%e <eadings(
Parti/i*ation Parti/i*ate in class discussion( 1!61!613
;n6Class

2is/ussion
3uestions
1es*ond to 1ee2ly discussion Cuestions( 1!61!613
;n6Class

)earnin& Tea'
Instru/tions
1esear/4 the classification of drugs chosen this 1ee2(
Address the effect of abuse of this substance on society( A 1/6
4inute oral presentation due in )ee2 3hree" acco4panied by a 6 to
36page paper su44ariHing research infor4ation gathered(
)earnin& Tea'
Alternati%e 8or4s of
Addiction B -ral
&resentation and
&aper
Sele/t an alternati%e for4 of addition for your topic(
#rite a 6 to 36page paper su44ariHing research on a for4 of
addiction other than alcohol(
Present a 1/6 to !64inute oral presentation on your chosen for4 of
addiction(
5or'at your paper consistent 1ith A&A guidelines(
1!61!613
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Week "$ree: Dual Diagnosis: Definition and "reatment &ssues% Co'addiction
Effects of Addiction and Co'addiction: (ome, !amily, Society,
and Personal
Details Due Points
,-.e/tives 301 De%elop understanding of dual diagnosis disorders(
30+ *'plore the role of the fa4ily in che4ical dependency issues
and dyna4ics(
303 0earn ho1 to deter4ine potential cause6effect(
304 *'a4ine the effect on society of %arious for4s of alcohol and
drug abuse(
30( Describe other for4s of addiction including ga4bling" se'" eating
disorders" e'ercise" 1or2" ;nternet" and relationships
1eadin&s 1ead Ch( /B. D 1! of Drugs in Perspective and prepare to discuss
2ey issues in class.
1ead this 1ee2Es *lectronic <eser%e <eadings(
Parti/i*ation Parti/i*ate in class discussion( 1!61.613
;n6Class

2is/ussion
3uestions
1es*ond to 1ee2ly discussion Cuestions( 1!61.613
;n6 Class

Individual
?idter4 *'a4
Pre*are to ta2e your ?idter4 e'a4( 1!61.613
;n6Class
1!
)earnin& Tea'
*ffect of Abuse on
Society B -ral
&resentation and
&aper
2eliver a 1/64inute oral presentation on the social effect of the
classification of drug chosen in )ee2 31o(
Su-'it a 6 to 36page paper su44ariHing the research infor4ation
gathered on the social effect of their selected drug of abuse(
1!61.613
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Week !our: Effects of Addiction and Co'addiction: (ome, !amily, Society,
and Personal
Pre)ention, &nter)ention, "reatment, and elapse Pre)ention
Strategies
Details Due Points
,-.e/tives 401 Gain fa4iliarity 1ith the e4otional dyna4ics 1ithin addicted
fa4ily syste4s(
40+ Define" describe" and de%elop an understanding of Adult
Children of Alcoholics(
403 ;dentify and e'plore the a%ailable pre%ention approaches to drug
and alcohol proble4s(
404 *'a4ine the biopsychosocial conseCuences of addiction
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1eadin&s 1evie6 Ch( /B. and read Ch( I of Drugs in Perspective and prepare
to discuss 2ey issues in class
1ead this 1ee2Es *lectronic <eser%e <eadings(
Parti/i*ation Parti/i*ate in class discussion( 1!64613
;n6Class

2is/ussion
3uestions
1es*ond to 1ee2ly discussion Cuestions( 1!64613
;n6Class

)earnin& Tea'
16Step Groups and
-ther Support
Groups B -ral
&resentation and
;nfor4ation Handout
,r&ani7e findings fro4 indi%idual inter%ie1s 1ith che4ical
dependency treat4ent professionals(
Co'*ose a 1/6 to !64inute group presentation co4paring and
contrasting the inter%ention and treat4ent approaches and relapse
pre%ention strategies disco%ered" the populations ser%ed by the
professionals they inter%ie1ed" and the si4ilarities and differences
bet1een inpatient and outpatient progra4s(
Address the continuity of care currently a%ailable in your
co44unity" including any e'isting para4eters identified by 4anaged
care pro%iders( *'a4ples include acute deto'ification and 4edical
inter%ention" residential treat4ent" intensi%e outpatient rehabilitation"
and half1ay houses(
1!64613
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Week !i)e: Pre)ention, &nter)ention, "reatment, and elapse Pre)ention
Strategies
Details Due Points
,-.e/tives (01 De%elop understanding of and fa4iliarity 1ith %arious
inter%ention and treat4ent approaches currently utiliHed 1ithin
the field of dependency and addictions(
(0+ ;ntegrate the role of dependency and addiction dyna4ics 1ith
personal" fa4ily" and social functioning(
(03 ;dentify le%els and types of treat4ent and its co4ponents(
1eadin&s 1ead Ch( # D 11 of Drugs in Perspective and prepare to discuss 2ey
issues in class.
1ead this 1ee2Es *lectronic <eser%e <eadings(
Parti/i*ation Parti/i*ate in class discussion( 1!631613
;n6Class

2is/ussion
3uestions
1es*ond to 1ee2ly discussion Cuestions( 1!631613
;n6Class

)earnin& Tea'
Instru/tions
Co'*lete the 0earn 3ea4 *%aluation and sub4it it to your
facilitator(
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Individual
8inal *'a4
Pre*are to ta2e your final e'a4( 1!631613
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3!
)earnin& Tea'
;nter%ention"
3reat4ent" and
<elapse &re%ention
&resentation
,r&ani7e the findings fro4 their indi%idual inter%ie1s 1ith CD
treat4ent professionals(
Co'*ose a 1/6! 4inute group presentation co4paring and
contrasting the inter%ention and treat4ent approaches and relapse
pre%ention strategies disco%ered" the populations ser%ed by the
professionals they inter%ie1ed" and the si4ilarities and differences
bet1een inpatient and outpatient progra4s( Address the continuity
of care" i(e(" acute deto'ification 9 4edical inter%ention" residential
treat4ent" intensi%e outpatient rehabilitation" half1ay houses" etc("
currently a%ailable in your co44unity" including any e'isting
para4eters identified by 4anaged care pro%iders(
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Optional Discussion *uestions
#ee8 ,ne 2is/ussion 3uestions
Define substance use" 4isuse" abuse" dependency" and addiction(
*'plain alcoholis4" using the follo1ing 4odels,
Disease 4odel
Genetic 4odel
&ersonality
Addicti%e
<is2 ta2ing or i4pulsi%ity
?ood disorder
&sychoanalytic 4odel
8a4ily 4odel
Social learning
Biopsychosocial 4odel
Discuss the proble4s related to alcohol abuse(
Describe the fi%e perspecti%es on alcohol or drug use(
#ee8 T6o 2is/ussion 3uestions
)hat are the sy4pto4s of addictionJ
)hat are the stages of addictionJ
Discuss Felline2Es 3heory of Alcoholis4(
)hat are the four perspecti%es on drugs and alcoholJ
#ee8 T4ree 2is/ussion 3uestions
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Define dual diagnosis and its co44on for4s(
*'plain the concept of the alcoholic fa4ily" including
3he fa4ily as a syste4
8a4ily rules
8a4ily roles
Discuss the effect on society of alcohol and drug addiction(
;dentify t1o assess4ent tools for assessing che4ical dependency or other addiction(
#ee8 5our 2is/ussion 3uestions
Describe the biological nature of che4ical addiction and psychiatric disorders(
Describe psychiatric sy4pto4s that 4ay appear as a result of substance use" abuse" and 1ithdra1al(
Describe the co44on e4otional dyna4ics 1ith addicted fa4ily syste4s(
)hat are the characteristics of children of alcoholicsJ
Describe the Adult Children of Alcoholics 4o%e4ent and their approach to reco%ery(
$sing the case study furnished by the facilitator" analyHe the fa4ily dyna4ics of the case study fa4ily
according to your reading in the te't(
#ee8 5ive 2is/ussion 3uestions
Describe three drug use pre%ention strategies currently being used(
Describe three relapse pre%ention strategies in current use(
)hat reco%ery progra4s are a%ailable besides Alcoholics Anony4ousJ Co4pare and contrast the4( )hat
does the research say about their efficacyJ
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