CREDITS: 3 Credit Hours DURATION: August 24 - December 8 PRICE: $435.00 INSTRUCTOR:Cynthia Ticas
COURSE DESCRIPTION Addiction and addictive behavior have created significant problems throughout the world. Causes and consequences of addiction as they relate to the individual, family, community, and society are discussed. Response alternatives regarding intervention, treatment, education, and prevention are reviewed. This course will look at both psychological as well as biological conditions that lead someone to lend themselves to addiction.
TEXTBOOK(S): Required Course Text(s): Magness, M. S. (2011). Thirty Days to Hope & Freedom from Sexual Addiction. Carfree, AZ: Gentle Path Press. ISBN: 978-0-9826505-5-4
The following 3 books are available as ebooks: Doan, A. P. & Strickland, B. (2012). Hooked on Games. Coralville, IA: F.E.P. International Inc. ISBN:978-1-935576-02-0 Spiegelman, E. (2015). Rewired. Hobart, NY: Hatherleigh Press. ISBN: 978-1-57826-565-7 Reinke, T. (2017). 12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You. Wheaton, IL: Crossway. ISBN: 978-1-4335-5243-4 ePub ISBN: 978-1-4335-5246-5