You will examine the historical trends and theoretical perspectives of
addictive behaviours with a focus on substance, gambling and sexual
addictions. You will identify drug classifications and the impact of
addictions on family functioning and dynamics. You will learn about
current prevention strategies and treatment options when dealing with
substance use/abuse issues.
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Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.