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330.641.01 PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE

Discontinued

Department:
Mental Health
Term:
2nd term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore

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Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Wallace Mandell, Ph.D.
Course Instructor:
Description:

Introduces public health responses to health problems associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other psychoactive drugs. Examines the uses of public health data as a basis for public health policy, the selection of target populations, location of prevention and treatment programs, and the evaluation of program efficacy and effectiveness. Speakers present representative programs for prevention and control of ATOD public health problems.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on exercises and the review and oral and written defense of a policy review or program evaluation question.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent required of undergraduates

For consent, contact:

wmandell@jhsph.edu

Special Comments:

Course is held in departmental space.