Course description

Work towards understanding adolescents and the unique considerations for this age group and addiction. You will examine the biological, cognitive and social development of adolescents. Consider substance use and abuse through the adolescent lens, and learn more about the important considerations for treatment and intervention with this population.

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify biological, cognitive and social development of adolescents
  • Examine the role of peers in addiction
  • Understand the prevalence of addiction in adolescents
  • Explore the role of prevention 
  • Study the resilience of adolescent populations 

Applies towards:

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Section title
Understanding Adolescents and Addiction
ON - Online
Oct 21, 2024 to Nov 17, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
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Course Fee(s)
TXAS non-credit $419.00
Section Notes

•   Before your course begins, ensure your MyMRU account is activated. Step-by-step instructions for account activation can be found here. Once you have activated your account and have your MyMRU login information, you can log into your MRU Google account using your @mtroyal.ca email address and set up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Help with your Google account can be found here, and help setting up MFA can be found here.

•   Course content will be available on the D2L Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) 3 days prior to the start date of your course. You must be logged in to your MRU Gmail account to access D2L Brightspace. Your instructor will be available on the course start date.

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