TREATMENT OF ADDICTIONS: PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS AND PHARMACOTHERAPY

Course Information
TitleΘΕΡΑΠΕΙΑ ΤΩΝ ΕΞΑΡΤΗΣΕΩΝ: ΨΥΧΟΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΚΕΣ ΠΑΡΕΜΒΑΣΕΙΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΑΡΜΑΚΟΘΕΡΑΠΕΙΕΣ / TREATMENT OF ADDICTIONS: PSYCHOSOCIAL INTERVENTIONS AND PHARMACOTHERAPY
CodeΠΙΙΥ01
Interdepartmental ProgrammeCriminal Law and Addictions
Collaborating SchoolsLaw
University of Nicosia (Cyprus)
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600003030

Programme of Study: Criminal Law and Addictions

Registered students: 38
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
NOMIKĪ KAI THERAPEUTIKĪ DIACΗEIRISĪ TŌN EXARTĪSEŌNCompulsory Course217.5

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600179590
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 successful course completion, students will be able to: understand the up-to-date scientific approaches on drug treatment including CBT, MI, PTSD, Relapse Prevention, Therapeutic Community Model, Self-Help groups etc. as well as interventions in young adutls and adolescents. Moreveover, the impact of substitution programmes in treatment facilitation will be discussed. Emphasis will be given to programmes developed in Greece with special reference on the development of therapeutic communities and harm reduction programmes. Readiness for treatment, matching psychosocial with medical oriented programmes will be discussed along with the multi-disciplinary treatment staff role.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • 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
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course will cover the following themes: -Readiness for treatment -Diagnosis and treatment planning. -Self-help and mutual help groups. - The development and evolution of therapeutic communities. -Harm reduction. -Evidence Based treatment programmes. -The role of substitution and antagonists in motivation for treatment and relapse prevention - Individual and family change process -THe dynamics of change in TC systems -The role of the multi-disciplinary groups.
Keywords
evidence based approaches, harm reduction, readiness, motivation, substitutes, antagonists, self-help, mutual help, diagnosis, treatment planning.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
During teaching participatory methods will be used along with lectures, seminars, role play and critical dialogue. Moodle will also be used for effective communication with students.
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 (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Πουλόπουλος, Χ. (2011). Κοινωνική Εργασία και Εξαρτήσεις. Οι κοινότητες της αλλαγής. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Τόπος.
Additional bibliography for study
Γαζγαλίδης, Κώστας (2003). Ηρωίνη, υποκατάστατα και ανταγωνιστές, Θεσσαλονίκη: Εκδοτική Θεσσαλονίκης. Λιάππας, Ι. (2002). Ναρκωτικά: Εθιστικές ουσίες, κλινικά προβλήματα- αντιμετώπιση. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Πατάκη Λυκούδης, Η.Π. (2009). Η δύναμη του μυρμηγκιού. Από το νόημα της χρήσης στην ουσία της θεραπείας. ΚΕΘΕΑ-ΕΡΕΥΝΗΤΕΣ. Μαρσέλος Μ. (1997). Εξαρτησιογόνες ουσίες. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Τυπωθήτω Γ. Δάρδανος. Μάτσα, Κατερίνα (2012). Το αδύνατο πένθος και η κρύπτη. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Άγρα. Μάτσα, Κατερίνα (2008). Ψυχοθεραπεία και Τέχνη στην Απεξάρτηση. Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Άγρα. Μάτσα, Κατερίνα (2006). Η περίπτωση Ευρυδίκη, Αθήνα: Εκδόσεις Άγρα. Μάτσα, Κατερίνα (2001). Ψάξαμε ανθρώπους και βρήκαμε σκιές. Εκδόσεις Άγρα. Marlatt, G.A. &. Donovan, D. M. (2008). Προλαμβάνοντας την Υποτροπή. Αθήνα: ΚΕΘΕΑ-ΕΡΕΥΝΗΤΕΣ. Shapiro, Harry (2009). Drugs: Ένας πλήρης οδηγός για τις νόμιμες και τις παράνομες ψυχοδραστικές ουσίες. Αθήνα: ΚΕΘΕΑ-ΕΡΕΥΝΗΤΕΣ. Stanton, Duncan, M. (2009). Οικογενειακή θεραπεία για την κατάχρηση ουσιών και την εξάρτηση. ΚΕΘΕΑ-ΕΡΕΥΝΗΤΕΣ Velasquez, Mary Marden, (2008). Ομαδική θεραπεία για κατάχρηση ουσιών :Ένα εγχειρίδιο θεραπείας για τα στάδια της αλλαγής . ΚΕΘΕΑ-ΕΡΕΥΝΗΤΕΣ Περιοδικό ΕΞΑΡΤΗΣΕΙΣ (ISSN 1109-5350), Τεύχη 1-23 (www.exartiseis.gr)
Last Update
18-04-2021