HealthStaff Training Institute: DAC 101
(DAC 101)

DAC 101 Description:

This module gives the student basic knowledge and skills to understand chemical dependency as a disease, psychopharmacology, and other aspects of chemical addiction. Its processes, signs, symptoms and behavior are explored. The student learns the specifics of alcohol, cocaine, heroin, marijuana and other commonly abused substances. Chemical dependence vs. substance abuse is covered as are the stages and causation of addiction. Twelve step programs such as Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous and others are included along with the 12 steps of recovery.