Course Description

This course provides a framework for understanding fundamental concepts in substance use and critically examining addiction as a social construct. It addresses some key domains in the addiction field, including: underlying theories of addiction, stigma and its impact on diverse populations, pharmacology, screening and case management, Canadian drug policy, prevention and harm reduction. Students will gain a critical understanding of the scope of the addiction field and its relevance to direct practice and social policy.


Prerequisites: All 3rd and 4th Semester Required Courses or  Direct Entry

Thank you for your interest in this course. Unfortunately, it is not scheduled for the Spring 2020 term.

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