Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college-level texts
Transfers to: CSU
This course examines cultural and social influences including age, ethnicity, gender, legal status, physical and psychological disability, race, religion, sexual identity, and socioeconomic status on the use of alcohol and controlled substances, as well as access to treatment for associated problems. The attitudes, knowledge, and skills necessary to provide a competent assessment of and treatment for those who are often disadvantaged or removed from conventional society are explored. This course is designed to further understanding of these diverse populations in relation to addiction, co-occurring disorders, recovery, and rehabilitation. This is a core course for drug studies majors who are pursuing a certificate or a degree.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921