About this Course
This program teaches students the signs and science of alcohol and substance abuse, the impacts and consequences of substance use, and teaches techniques and resources available to students who have a substance abuse problem. The evidence-based coursework is appropriate for alcohol and other substance offenses and common sanction applications.
This Level II program teaches students to think about how they think, how they live, how they communicate, and how to make better choices in their lives, as well as the signs and science of alcohol and substance abuse, the impacts and consequences of substance use, and techniques and resources available to students who have a substance abuse problem. The evidence-based coursework is appropriate for alcohol and other substance offenses and common sanction applications.
Self-driven 4 hour and 8 hour courses available
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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN LEVEL I COURSE
Helps you understand the dangers of abusing alcohol and other substances
How to change your way of thinking about your problems and substitute a healthier means of coping with them that doesn't involve substance misuse
To understand your own attraction to alcohol and drugs and how to break the chain of decisions that lead to abuse
Provide ways to alter your destructive patterns of behavior and begin to address the problem
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN LEVEL II COURSE
Provides all the information listed in the Level I course with the addition of course content assisting in improvements in decision making
Focuses on how we face the challenges we all have in our lives and the choices we might make when dealing with them
Presents several sections each representing an important activity when facing challenges, choices and changes including learning, being, living, knowing, choosing, and doing
Provides strategies for altering negative behaviors
Dr. Amy Smith
A Professor at San Francisco State University in the psychology department. She holds a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School, a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and a bachelor’s degree in Classics and Psychology from Grinnell College. Her research explores issues relating to capital punishment, the impacts of incarceration, legal decision-making, and the intersections of psychology and law generally.
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Eric M. Hoffman
Prosecuting Attorney - Delaware County, IN
Level I Syllabus
What you will learn from this course
1. What is Substance Abuse?
2. What Causes Substance Abuse?
3. The Science of Substance Abuse & Addiction
4. Do You Have an Issue with Substance Abuse?
5. Impact & Possible Consequences of Substance Abuse
6. Legal Implications of Substance Abuse
7. Dealing with Substance Abuse & Changing Your Behavior
8. Final Review
Level II Syllabus
What you will learn from this course
1. Learning (Learning Styles | Punishment and Deterrence)
2. Being (Positive Outlook | Self Worth)
3. Living (Food Choices | Physical Activity | Sleep | Stress)
4. Knowing (Communication | Conflict | Challenges)
5. Choosing (Decision-Making | Behavior | Values & Goals)
6. Doing (Final Review | Next Steps)
7. What is Substance Abuse?
8. What Causes Substance Abuse?
9. The Science of Substance Abuse & Addiction
10. Do You Have an Issue with Substance Abuse?
11. Impact & Possible Consequences of Substance Abuse
12. Legal Implications of Substance Abuse
13. Dealing with Substance Abuse & Changing Your Behavior
14. Final Review
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