Addiction Studies - CCC
November 21, 2017
Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery
Community College Use Only (X)
This course provides a comprehensive overview of theories and strategies for the prevention of substance use disorders. Primary, secondary, and tertiary and evidence-based prevention models will be introduced and assessed. Prevention programs and activities appropriate for the community, school, parents and family, and work-sites will be covered. Strategies such as education, public policies, media/information dissemination, ethnic, cultural, and gender-specific approaches, environmental risk reduction, and alternatives will be presented and assessed for their application to different target populations.
English, one level below transfer [i.e., eligibility for English composition (C-ID ENGL 100)] and reading (a course with an exiting skill of ability to read a college level text).
- Theories and strategies for the prevention of substance use disorders.
- Universal, selective, and indicated prevention.
- Primary, secondary, and tertiary evidence-based prevention models.
- Culturally diverse strategies of prevention
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Compare and contrast historical and contemporary prevention, intervention, and treatment approaches.
- Explain the relapse prevention process.
- Describe and apply theories and strategies for the prevention of substance use disorders.
- Explain and identify primary, secondary, tertiary, universal, selective, and indicated evidence-based prevention models
- Evaluate the role of community groups in outreach and prevention and the effectiveness of alternative prevention strategies.
- Identify issues of culture identity, ethnic background, age, and gender, in prevention, treatment, and recovery.
- Written assignments
Drug Abuse Prevention: A School and Community Partnership
Wilson and Kolander
An Introduction to Community Health
McKenzie, Pinger, and Kotecki
- SAMHSA, National Prevention Week Participant Toolkit
- Prevention of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness (SAMHSA): http://www.samhsa.gov/prevention/
- SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices: http://nrepp.samhsa.gov/
- SAMHSA's Collaborative for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT): http://captus.samhsa.gov/
The Community Toolbox: http://ctb.ku.edu/en/default.aspx
Finalized September 27, 2016
Courses approved for C-ID descriptors marked with the suffix "X" might not be CSU transferrable.
12/1/14 to 1/31/16 2/7/16 to 2/29/16