SWK-S 300 Substance Abuse and Social Services 2nd 8 wks Spring ’15

The purpose of this course is to give students an overview of the field of addiction (alcohol & drugs) including discussion of several conceptual models and theories. The course focuses on self-help groups, assessment procedures, and current intervention strategies. Students are given an opportunity to explore special issues in the field among oppressed minorities and their findings with other students. Emphasis will also be placed on introducing students to the particular culture and ideologies that contribute to the provision of services in the field of addictions.  A brief overview on other addictions (gambling, sex, food) will be presented.

Please contact me at jmalschi@indiana.edu if I can be of further assistance.


Thank you.


Judy Malschick

Associate Faculty  – Indiana University School of Social Work