Provides students with the knowledge and skills that will prepare them to understand and deliver appropriate services to individuals who have been affected by the use/abuse/dependency on alcohol and other drugs. Issues will include, but not be limited to, communicable diseases, socio-cultural topics, cultural relevance, MICA population, adolescents, elderly, women, gay/lesbian population, violence and abuse, advocacy, counseling wellness, supervision, prevention, and community education. (Carries MCC college credit and 45 hours N.Y.S. OASAS-approved credit.) Three class hours.
Prerequisite: ACD 140 with a grade of C or higher.
Course Offered Fall and Spring
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Spring Semester 2015