Course Detail: AD1010 - Overview of the Addictions Field

This class will explore relevant concept in addiction. This will include different beliefs in the etiology of the substance use disorder and how that affects the treatment approach. Issues of Trauma, Family History etc will be addressed introducing "Seeking Safety" as a new tool and recognizing the risk and protective factors in the individual's environment, cultural group and belief system. The current ambivalence of the political and legal climate will be explored with Drug Courts, DWI enforcement and the decriminalization and possible legalization of other controlled substances. The economics and politics of addiction will also be addressed with "who will pay for it". Private insurance with examples of managed care ,self-insured unions and counties will be reviewed. Public assistance eligibility including NYS Medicaid and Federal SSI and, SSD will also be covered. The requirements and obligations of receiving Federal Block Grants including priority placement and interim services will be reviewed. 28 hrs

 Session Information: 23S-AD1010-02V

Schedule: Mon. May 15-Jul 24. 630p-930p. Online Via ZOOM. No class on May 29, Jun 19
Times: 06:30pm-09:30pm EDT
Tuition : $460.00


This course will be offered through an online format via ZOOM. If the link does not appear on your email confirmation, it will be sent to you prior to the begin date.