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CAYW 310

This course examines the impact of addiction on children, youth, and families. Students study key concepts in both substance and process addictions. Students explore their role in addictions work, as it applies within the scope of Child and Youth Care. This course looks at current trends, prevention strategies, intervention techniques, and types of treatment. Course topics may include signs and symptoms, screening, assessment, setting treatment goals, systemic issues and barriers, stages of behaviour change, and interviewing and counselling skills.