Dynamics and Substance Abuse
CLASS SESSION: Monday, May 08, 2017-Thursday, June 22, 2017
General Information: Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect. Students will be present online for the class sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:45-8:30pm. The Adobe Connect URL will be posted in Blackboard by the instructor prior to the first session. High-speed Internet access is required for Adobe Connect. The classes will be recorded and the URL will be posted within a day for viewing at a later time.
Contact information will be delivered on the first day of class.
Course Delivery Type: Over 50% Web Delivery: A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc.
Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.
(One or more synchronous components will REQUIRE meeting face-to-face or Online).
Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
Instructor: Nancy Brown
Graduate Bulletin Course Description: An examination of the dynamics of substance abuse and addictions including classification of drugs, models of addiction, etiology, assessment and diagnosis and evidence-based treatment practices. Family dynamics, special populations (e.g., women, African-Americans, Military), and process addictions (e.g., gambling, sexual addiction, eating disorders) are also covered.
Information is accurate as of
June 18, 2018, 3:16 pm
(Subject to change)
Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.