HS 205 : Youth and Addictions

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Youth and Addictions



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Recommended preparation

WR 121Z.

Course Description

Introduces child/adolescent biopsychosocial development and evaluates the effects of substance abuse on that development. Covers the signs of substance abuse and addiction; describes assessment, treatment, and prevention philosophies, protocols and models; describes recovery and covers relapse prevention and the signs of relapse in young people.

Course learning outcomes

1. Describe adolescent brain development.
2. Evaluate the Biopyschosocial-spiritual model as it relates to adolescents, Adverse Child Experiences and risk for addictions.
3. Evaluate assessment and treatment approaches for adolescents.
4. Examine adolescent social/emotional/relational development.
5. Describe developmental pathways to Substance Use Disorder and Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders in adolescents.

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