ADDICTIONS AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS (CHILDREN, PRISONERS, MENTAL PATIENTS)

Course Information
TitleΕΞΑΡΤΗΣΕΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΕΙΔΙΚΟΙ ΠΛΗΘΥΣΜΟΙ (ΑΝΗΛΙΚΟΙ, ΦΥΛΑΚΙΣΜΕΝΟΙ, ΨΥΧΙΚΑ ΑΣΘΕΝΕΙΣ) / ADDICTIONS AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS (CHILDREN, PRISONERS, MENTAL PATIENTS)
CodeΠΙΙΕ02
Interdepartmental ProgrammeCriminal Law and Addictions
Collaborating SchoolsLaw
University of Nicosia (Cyprus)
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600003033

Programme of Study: Criminal Law and Addictions

Registered students: 14
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
POINIKO DIKAIO TŌN EXARTĪSEŌNElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)217.5
NOMIKĪ KAI THERAPEUTIKĪ DIACΗEIRISĪ TŌN EXARTĪSEŌNElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)217.5

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
  • Igor Koutsenok
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600179586
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
The course has no formal prerequisites.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successfull completion of the course the students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate knowledge on the specifics of the onset and course of substance use disorders in a variety of groups with special clinical needs 2. Understand screening and assessment methods and tools to differentiate groups with specific clinical needs, such as adolescents, clients with SUDs under criminal justice supervisoon, clients with traumatic experiences, clients with co-occurring mental and physical health disorders. 3. Understand treatment matching process to provide clients with specifical clinical needs with the most appropriate treatment 4. Understand and apply treatment interventions specifically designed to address the unique needs of clients wth specific clinical needs.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
In this course students will address specific addiction issues, such as the extent of addiction and the diversity of addicts' needs with specific references to multiculturalism, dual diagnosis, adolescence and addiction, pregnancy and addiction, attitudes, assumptions, etc.).
Keywords
substance use disorders, clients with special needs, substance involved offenders
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Video simulation of clinical encounters
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
Contact via e-mail
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Fieldwork187.57.5
Total187.57.5
Student Assessment
Description
Students will be assessed at the end of the course with multiple choice written exams.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
1. Reducing Criminal Recidivism for Justice-Involved Persons with Mental Illness: Risk/Needs/Responsivity and Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions- SOURCE: GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation (Delmar, NY). Authored by Rotter, Merrill; Carr, W. Amory 2. Racial Disproportionality in Prison- SOURCE: Chapter 12 Racial Disproportionality in Prison, Alfred Blumstein, Carnegie Mellon University 3. Abuse in Childhood and Psychopathic Traits in a Sample of Violent Offenders SOURCE: Adriano Schimmenti, Giovanbattista Di Carlo, Alessia Passanisi, Vincenzo Caretti Psychol Trauma. 2015 July; 7(4): 340¬347. Published online 2014 December 22. doi: 10.1037/tra0000023 4. The Effects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as an Anti-Depressive Treatment is Falling: A Meta-analysis SOURCE:Psychol Bull. 2015 Jul;141(4):747-68. doi: 10.1037/bul0000015. Epub 2015 May 11. 5. The Efficacy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: A Review of Meta-analyses SOURCE: Cognit Ther Res. 2012 Oct 1; 36(5): 427¬440. Published online 2012 Jul 31. doi: 10.1007/s10608-012-9476-1 6. Starting Over: Many Katrina Victims Left New Orleans for Good. What can we Learn from Them? SOURCE: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/08/24/starting-over-dept-of-social-s tudies-malcolm-gladwell 7. Reentry Fact Sheet SOURCE: http://www.justice.gov/sites/default/files/usao-ndga/legacy/2014/12/12/Reen try%20Fact%20Sheet%20_FINAL.pdf 8. In-Custody Therapeutic Community Substance Abuse Treatment: Does it Have an Impact on Custody Personnel? SOURCE: Criminal Justice Policy Review 03/2004; 15(1):61-83. DOI: 10.1177/0887403403255065 9. Did Prop. 47 cause state crime boost? SOURCE: http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2015/nov/30/did-prop-47-cause-stat es-crime-boost/
Last Update
18-04-2021