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2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SUD 882 - Better than a Cure: Prevention of Substane Use Disorders and Addictions

3 Credit(s) Substance misuse is associated with death, overdose, health problems, mental health issues, lost productivity and crime. This course will demonstrate how preventing substance misuse and substance use disorders can greatly reduce the burden of disease and related consequences for individuals, families and communities. Prevention science and clinical practice will intersect as students learn about and engage with prevention based theory, evidence, and intervention. Three lecture hours per week. Students may apply individual course credit toward a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate and/or CAGS in Substance Use Disorders & Addictions.
Pre-requisite: Master’s degree or permission of the coordinator.