Program Outcomes - Substance Use Disorders Specialty AAS
Upon successful completion of the Substance Use Disorders Specialty AAS degree program, the learner will be able to:
- Identify the role and skill set of Social Work within the U.S. social welfare system.
- Demonstrate understanding of basic group dynamics.
- Understand substance use disorders, addiction and treatment in the U.S.
- Describe programs and strategies for the prevention of substance use disorders.
- Apply principles and techniques of community organizing to affect change in society.
- Practice facilitating psycho-educational, counseling, and support groups using advanced concepts in group dynamics.
- Apply the principles and techniques use in the treatment of substance use disorders.
- Explain the political, legal, and ethical issues of substance use.
- Describe the social services delivery system in U. S.
- Demonstrate culturally competent communication and interviewing skills.
- Apply the concepts and skills learned in SSE classes in 135 hours of field experience and supervision in a local social service agency.
- Use appropriate methodologies in the treatment of substance use disorders among diverse and special needs populations.
- Apply knowledge of diversity and use multicultural approaches in service delivery.
- Know and practice the values and ethics of the Social Work profession.