Developmental Aspects of Psychology and Addiction

COM HLT X 470.3
This course provides an understanding of the etiology of addiction and clinical implications to effectively understand chemically dependent behavior.
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Classroom
Starting at $455.00
As few as 5 weeks
2.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Address the current genetic and environmental research in the development of substance use disorders
  • Explore the biological, developmental, psychological, and social factors that lead to vulnerability to addictions
  • Examine various treatment approaches from a developmental perspective that relates biology and behavior

About this course:

This course provides students with a basic level of understanding of the etiology of addiction and clinical implications derived from the application of psychology to chemically dependent behavior. To understand its complicated nature as a disease, the course focuses on current genetic and environmental research in the development of substance use disorders. Specific topics to be covered include the biological, developmental, psychological, environmental, and social factors that lead to vulnerability to addictions; symptoms of addictive disorders; and prevalence across the life span among target populations, including adolescents, seniors, families, and those with trauma exposure. We also examine various treatment approaches from a developmental perspective, including translational approaches to treatment that bridge biology and behavior.

Summer 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Enrollment Closed
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Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Fee:
$455.00
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Notes

Required course in the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Certificate. Restricted course; call (310) 825-7093 for permission to enroll. Web enrollments automatically generate a "Permission to Enroll" request.

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: July 5, 2018. No refund after July 12, 2018. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 12, 2018
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jun 28, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Thu Jul 5, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Thu Jul 12, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Thu Jul 19, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Lecture
Thu Jul 26, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216

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