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University of New Hampshire

PSY565 - Core Principles of Addiction

Course Description

This course introduces students to the basic issues discussed by addiction support workers, including the Twelve Core Functions of the alcohol and other drug (AOD) counselor. Students will also have an opportunity to explore the possible professional certifications (e.g., Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW), Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC), etc.) within this career. A wide array of topics related to addiction may be discussed in this beginning-level course. Topics may include the economic, political, and/or cultural consequences of addiction and potential consequences of addiction on the individual?s relationships, mental health, and physical health.

Tuition & Fees


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4.0 units

Course Sections

Spring 2024

Jan 23 to Mar 15
crn: 55971
Time: TBA
Professor(s): Nicholas Armenti
Live Seat Count: 17 available seats - (2 months ago)
Already Started

Summer 2024

May 28 to Jul 19
crn: 70696
Time: TBA
Professor(s): Nicholas Armenti
Live Seat Count: 26 available seats - (3 days ago)
Application Deadline Passed

Fall 2024

Aug 26 to Oct 18
crn: 15153
Time: TBA
Professor(s): Not Listed
Live Seat Count: 29 available seats - (3 days ago)
Registration Opens 07/17/24