Course Content and Outcome Guide for AD 110
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- Curriculum Office
- Course Number:
- AD 110
- Course Title:
- Substance Abuse Prevention
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Course DescriptionPresents an overview of substance abuse prevention theories and prevention programming applications. Emphasizes theories and models basic to prevention, evidence-based prevention strategies and model programs, strategic planning and outcome evaluation. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
At the conclusion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Apply knowledge of prevention, including local and national substance abuse prevention resources, to deliver accurate information to individuals and/or groups.
2. Use an understanding of evidenced based prevention strategies and knowledge of risk and protective factors to serve as a referral source for individuals, families and their communities.
3. Utilize a working knowledge of effective collaboration strategies to contribute to the development of community-based prevention strategies.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
1. An assessment process that will extract information from lectures, readings and other multimedia presentations via a test of a basic understanding of the targeted concepts.
2. A project that requires the student to synthesize the course material into an appropriate substance abuse prevention plan based on data and research for a specific community.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
1. History of Prevention
2. Models and Theories
b. Social bonding theory
c. Risk factor/protective factor
d. Social development and asset building
f. Social norms theory
g. Environmental management
h. Community building – building social capital
3. Planning and evaluation
a. Problem identification
b. Logic model
c. Strategic planning
d. Outcome evaluation
d. Web Based
5. Cultural issues