Substance Abuse – Multiple short essays

Separate assignments, no title page needed, just assignment and reference page. the numbers are for my reference, each number is an assignment.

2. (1100 words)
Word count is an element of the answer, however, the most important element is that the answer is fully developed and addresses the four points mentioned above.

Essays

Why is it so important to know and understand the effects of drugs and other substances on the brain in considering treatment and recovery options?

Using the text for support, give an overview of the brains functions as it relates to substance abuse.

Compare and contrast depressants and stimulants and their effect on the central nervous system and the brain.

3. Assignment: (1250 words)

APA formatted research paper supporting the etiological substance abuse theory that you most closely align with. Support your argument with research from the textbook and at least two additional academic sources.

4. Assignment: (1100 words)

As a general rule, answers to assignment questions should cover the following elements:

Quickly summarize your answer to the question
Identify and define each element of your answer using the textbook as the primary definitional source
Place your answer in context through citing researched material outside of your textbook
Provide a narrative argument in support of your answer, drawing upon researched material or your own personal experiences
Responses to essay questions should be over 500 words. Word count is an element of the answer, however the most important element is that the answer is fully developed and addresses the four points mentioned above.

Compare and contrast two types of treatment settings. Be sure to list the pros and cons of each and use the text for support.
Choose one of the case studies in Chapter 5 and develop a substance abuse/dependency treatment plan using Labans (2007) nine elements.
What are the differences between coercive and voluntary treatment. Describe each in detail and compare and contrast them using the text for support.

5. Assignment: (1250)

Write a five to seven page APA formatted research paper about either group treatment or family treatment. Support your argument with research from the textbook and at least two additional academic sources.

6. Assignment: (1100 words)

As a general rule, answers to assignment questions should cover the following elements:

Quickly summarize your answer to the question
Identify and define each element of your answer using the textbook as the primary definitional source
Place your answer in context through citing researched material outside of your textbook
Provide a narrative argument in support of your answer, drawing upon researched material or your own personal experiences
Responses to essay questions should be over 500 words. Word count is an element of the answer, however the most important element is that the answer is fully developed and addresses the four points mentioned above.

Discuss the determinants of relapse. What are some environmental determinants? Behavioral? Cognitive? Affective? Interpersonal?
Use the text to discuss one of the self-help recovery organizations presented in Chapter 9. Why does this organization work? What are its benefits and drawbacks?
What are the types of prevention? Be sure to provide details about each type.

8. Assignment: (JUST SCRIPT NOT VIDEO, 1250 WORDS)

Ethical issues are at the core of counseling. Whenever you deal with a vulnerable population, ethics must be a key consideration. In PAC302 you were (will be) asked to approach ethics from an assessment perspective. In PAC330, we are asking you to address ethics more holistically.

Review all of the concepts presented in this course. Present your interpretation of the material and the approach you could take to align the course concepts you learned into a successful addiction studies practice, paying special attention to linking ethical and legal issues to counseling strategies. This can be a paper, presentation, or any relevant communication of your research findings. The material presented by you should be substantial and demonstrate a clear understanding and synthesis of the items covered in this course.

Length:

Video: 10-15 minutes plus a written transcript

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