HS 250 : Process Addictions
Standard letter grades
Contact hours total
or to be taken with WR 121.
Provides an overview of the history, theory, and current research perspectives in the etiology, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of behavioral/process addictions. Specific attention paid to examining similarities and differences between chemical/substance addictions and behavioral/process addictions.
1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of behavioral/process addictions in various contexts.
2. Identify and discuss key similarities and differences between substance addictions and behavioral/process addictions.
3. Describe screening, diagnosis, intervention and treatment processes.
4. Evaluate personal attitudes and beliefs related to working with process addictions.
Textbook or related peer review journal articles.
Grades may be determined by discussions (facilitation and participation), quizzes, paper and journals, presentation, midterm exam and final exam.