HSSA 201: Pathological Gambling & Other Addictions

Credits 3
Quarter Offered

A comprehensive overview of assessment and treatment of the pathological gambler. Gambling specialist awareness addressed; also a focus on other addictions and compulsive behaviors. This class may include students from multiple sections.

  1. Identify similarities to and differences from substance use addictions.
  2. Report profiles of the different gambler types.
  3. Report impact of problem gambling on individual, families and society.
  4. Recognize co-existing conditions and addictions requiring treatment or referral.
  5. List current methods of treatment.
  6. Explain relapse factors for problem gamblers.
  7. Identify methods of assessment of problem gambling.