IDAS   610. Contemporary Issues in Addiction Prevention and Treatment. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. This course is required for students in the addiction studies track of the MPH Program. Covers important contemporary issues regarding substance addiction, including such items as current theories of prevention interventions, the economics of addiction treatment, addiction in adolescents and evidence-based practices for prevention and treatment. Students will hear from a variety of professionals working in the addiction field.

IDAS   611. Politics and Policy Planning for Addiction. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Provides students of differing backgrounds with an understanding of the process by which national addiction health policy is formed and reformed using controlled pharmaceutical product development examples. Examines competing interests of the three branches of government as that policy is formed and the interplay of those interests during the process.

IDAS   685. HHH Seminar Series. 5 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture and 2 outside class hours. 5 credits. Prerequisite: open only to HHH Fellows. Students meet once a week in a seminar format with many field trips and workshops required. Graded S/U/F.

IDAS   686. HHH Independent Research. 1-4 Hours.

Semester course; Variable hours. 1-4 credits. Prerequisite: open only to HHH Fellows. An independant research course for Humphrey Fellows to allow them to pursue a research topic not taught in any of the current graduate-level courses at VCU.

IDAS   689. Independent Study in Addiction. 1-4 Hours.

Semester course; variable hours. 1-4 credits. Prerequisite: permission of program director. Independent study to be done with a faculty adviser.

IDAS   691. Special Topics in Addiction. 1-4 Hours.

Semester course; variable hours. 1-4 credits. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Special topics in addiction covered in less detail in other courses will be studied in depth in this course.