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Pharmacology & Behaviour

Code:
COUN 1583

Component of Social Service Workers Diploma Program; This course provides students with an introduction to human hormonal and neurochemical processes as they relate to
human behaviour and substance use/abuse. Students learn about the organization and functioning of the Central Nervous System, its relationship to motivation and behaviour and the effects of various "drugs". The course focuses upon a social services perspective of drug use and abuse and the relationship of psychoactive drugs to mental health The information gained in the course provides students with the ability to assess the impact of drug use on psychosocial functioning.

Notes:

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Equivalents:

  • COUN 1504
  • SSW 3500
  • COUN 1551

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CRN Day Date Time Hours Location/
Delivery Method
Instructor Fee Availability
11425January 12, 2021 to April 20, 202112:00 am - 12:01 am42Distance EducationSara Mormul$265.02
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