Feb 06, 2023  
Mercy College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BHSC 269 - Strategies for Alcohol/Substance Abuse Providers


Credit(s): 3
Cross-Listed With: SOCL 269  
Prerequisite(s): BHSC 262 - Alcohol, Drugs, and Behavior .
An introduction to the challenges and opportunities involved in the delivery of substance abuse services in the community and in institutional settings. Emphasis is placed on stimulating awareness, interest and inquiry into the historical trends, issues, controversies and realities of providing meaningful programs for substance clients. Attention will be given to the following issues: cultural diversity, bioethics, interdisciplinary teams in substance abuse settings, case management, family relationships, functional assessment, client abuse and environmental impact on functional capacity in work with this population. (Previously numbered: BHSC/ PSYN/SOCL 324.)

This is the Core Course for the Alcoholism and Substance Abuse certificate. For explanation of the Core Course Requirements, click here .



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