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College Catalog 2021-2022 
College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ASA 271 Cultural Competence and Special Populations

Credits: (3)
This course is designed to provide students with information regarding special populations with the goal of increasing their ability to understand, communicate, and effectively interact with people across diverse cultures.   The course will examine needs and issues related to Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) prevention and treatment. Special population is defined as, but not limited to: race; minority/protected status; ethnicity; gender; age; religion; sexual orientation; co-occurring disorders; veterans; domestic violence; disabilities; etc.  Students will develop skills necessary to effectively counsel individuals in the populations discussed in this course. Prerequisite(s): ASA 150  and ASA 159 , or permission of instructor.