Addiction Prevention

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Addiction Prevention



Course Description

To provide students with the necessary tools so that they can obtain:

  • Familiarity with the basic aspects of the concept of addiction prevention. Familiarity with elements of personality and psychopathology of individuals who are prone to addictions
  • Understanding the importance of personality empowerment and proper education, as key tools for prevention.
  • Understanding of family, social and school parameters related to prevention
  • Understand behavioral changes, adult or juvenile, that may occur at the onset of addiction.

Basic guidelines on what actions should be taken by the specialist and the environment of a user, in the case where initial signs of use and dependence behavior are noticed