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This course will review current practice in the area of substance abuse prevention for children and youth, as well as focusing the prevalence and characteristics of several substance use disorders, the impact of such disorders on the individual and the community, their relevance for school counselors on current research in this area. The course will also address prevalence of substance use disorders among ethnic and cultural groups, gender and socio-economic levels. This will be accomplished through readings, lectures, class discussions, class projects and case presentations. Students will become familiar with different methods and programs to use with children and youth of different ages.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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Spring 2021 – Dec 12Fall 2021 – May 15