Spring 2021 Course Syllabus
Course: DAAC-2306- Section: 71
Substance Abuse Prevention I
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Instructor Information
Instructor Linda White
Phone(409) 984-6307
Location:Educational I - Room: 113
Hours:By appointment only
COVID 19 Information The Lamar State College Port Arthur (LSCPA) Student Code of Conduct COVID 19 Policy requires students who have been exposed to COVID 19 or diagnosed with COVID 19 to report their condition on the COVID 19 Notification Form (available via a link on the Student Code of Conduct COVID19 webpage). This information will be provided to the Dean of Student Services. In addition, this policy requires all students to wear face coverings in compliance with the criteria included in the policy. For more information please refer to the COVID 19 link on the LSCPA website.
Course Information
Description Examination of substance use disorder prevention.
Prerequisites None
Learning Outcomes 1.Identify historical and current societal influences in substance abuse prevention.
2.Identify risk and protective factors for substance abuse within a cultural context.
3.Demonstrate an understanding of community-based prevention strategies.
4.Identify elements of good prevention program design.
5.Demonstrate an understanding of program evaluation.
Core Objectives Communication skills: Students will demonstrate effective written, oral and visual communication.
* Critical Thinking Skills: Students will engage in creative and/or innovative thinking, and/or inquiry, analysis, evaluation, synthesis of information, organizing concepts and constructing solutions.
* Empirical and Quantitative Skills: Students will demonstrate applications of scientific and mathematical concepts.
* Teamwork: Students will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to support a shared purpose or goal and consider different points of view.
* Social Responsibility: Students will demonstrate intercultural competency and civic knowledge by engaging effectively in local, regional, national and/or global communities.
* Personal Responsibility: Students will demonstrate the ability to connect choices, actions and consequences to ethical decision-making.
Program Student Learning Outcomes •    Demonstrates effective, ethical, multicultural care for a diverse group of individuals within the scope of practice of a professional counselor in the field of behavioral addictions and substance use disorders.
•    Demonstrate the ability to conduct professional screening, assessment, treatment planning, prevention and education, case coordination services, and documentation of those services as a Substance Abuse Counselor.
•    Identify and demonstrate knowledge of the basics of counseling principles, theories and skills to include crisis management.
•    Demonstrate knowledge of the various models and theories of behavioral addictions and substance use disorders and other problems related to addiction.
Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.

Textbook: Substance Abuse Prevention: The Intersection of Science and Practice. Julie Hogan, Kristen Reed Gabrielsen, Nora Luna and Denise Grothaus.

Lecture Topics
Zoom Meeting @3:00pm
Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2:
Prevention Research

Chapter 3
Prevention program planning
Quiz #1
Chapter 4
Facts About Drugs
Chapter 5
The Cultural Context and Ethics

Chapter 6
Incorporating Human Development Theory into Prevention

Chapter 7
The Media & Prevention
Quiz #2
Chapter 8
The Logic Model and Evaluation
Chapter 9
Communication Strategies
Leadership Styles - List the Four main styles pg. 246
Community Readiness Survey
Case Study –Suzanne S.
Case Study Due
Major Assignments

Week 1    01-20-21    Zoom Meeting @3:00pm    
Week 2    01-25-21    Chapter 1: Introduction
    Discussion Board
Week 3    02-01-21    Chapter 2:
Prevention Research    Discussion Board
Week 4    02-08-21    
Chapter 3
Prevention program planning    Assignment
Week 5    02-15-21    Rescheduled     QUIZ #1- Due to Ice Storm
Week 6    02-22-21    Chapter 4
Facts About Drugs    Discussion Board
Week 7    03-01-21    Chapter 5 Quiz #1
The Cultural Context and Ethics
Week 8    03-08-21    SPRING BREAK    
Week 9    03-15-21    Chapter 6
Incorporating Human Development Theory into Prevention
    Discussion Board
Week 10    03-22-21    Chapter 7
The Media & Prevention     Discussion Board
Week 11    03-29-21    Quiz #2    QUIZ #2
Week 12    04-05-21    Chapter 8
The Logic Model and Evaluation    Discussion Board
Week 13    04-12-21    Chapter 9
Communication Strategies    Assignment
Week 14    04-19-21    Leadership Styles - List the Four main styles pg. 246    Discussion Board
Week 15    04-26-21    Community Readiness Survey    Assignment
Week 16    05-03-21    Case Study –Suzanne S.    Final Project
Week     05-10-21    Case Study Due     

Final Exam Date May 10, 2021 - 2:0 AM   Through  May 11, 2021 - 2:0 PM
Grading Scale 90 - 100 = A 80 - 89 = B 70 - 79 = C 60 - 69 = D Below 59 = F
Determination of
Final Grade
Discussion Board 15%
Assignments 30 %
Quizzes 25%
Case Study 30%

Course Policies
Instructor Policies I will not discuss your grades over the phone or by email. If you want to discuss your grades, you must come to my office, in person.
Attendance Policy Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. Students with more than three absences from the course will receive an academic penalty (which is spelled out by the instructor).

Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
Facility Policies
  1. No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

  2. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission.

  3. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
Important Information
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Other I will not discuss your grades over the phone or by email. If you want to discuss your grades, you must come to my office, in person.

HB 2504 This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.
Allied Health
Chair:Shirley MacNeill
Phone:(409) 984-6365

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