SSWK230 Intervention Strategies/CAC

Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Social & Behavioral Science Department Archive

I. Course Number and Title
SSWK230 Intervention Strategies/CAC Course No Longer Offered
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Minimum Number of Instructional Minutes Per Semester
3 Fridays and Saturdays (Friday 3:00-8:30 p.m. & Saturday 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.)
IV. Prerequisites
V. Other Pertinent Information
VI. Catalog Course Description
Being proactive in response to alcohol and drug abuse is the focus of this course. Students will learn to define intervention, identify key steps, and become aware of the legal and ethical issues relevant to interventions.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Learning Goals:

    1. to understand how enabling hampers the intervention process.
    2. to help students recognize enabling in the community, school, and workplace.
    3. to develop skills and strategies appropriate to work in different settings.
    4. to become aware of the ethical and legal issues relevant to interventions.
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities:

    1. to define interventions and understand the philosophy that contributes to the definition.
    2. to understand intervention as a process.
    3. to differentiate between formal and informal interventions.
    4. to identify the key steps in the process of interventions.
  3. Assessment Methods for Core Learning Goals:

  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Students:

    Available upon request from the Social and Behavioral Science Department.
VIII. Teaching Methods Employed
Evaluation will be based on class participation, completion of required reading, daily reaction paper, objective test, and participation in planned intervention.

Review/Approval Date - 2/96