Course Information

Understanding Addictions (SSW 122)

Term: Spring 2009


Mrs. Terri A Bassi-CookShow MyInfo popup for Mrs. Terri A Bassi-Cook
Office hours:
  • Monday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM


    Sat, 8:15 AM - 11:45 AM (1/3/2009 - 2/21/2009) Location: SHU ADMIN 204


    Provides background essentials for the understanding of addiction: history of human alcohol/drug use, meaning of addiction, social impact, psychological and physiological effects, family dynamics, and special subgroups in addiction. The basic outpatient and inpatient approaches to addiction are reviewed with an emphasis on prevention, assessment, dual diagnosis, treatment effectiveness, family and group interventions, and the role of Alcoholics/Narcotics Anonymous.Credits: 3.When Offered:ÂFall, even-numbered years and OBCÂsession 3, odd-numbered years.