Summer Institute on Addiction
Addiction and its accompanying health social concerns are major problems in today's world. From substance abuse to technological and sex addictions, there are often tragic consequences for individuals, families, and the societies that they belong to. But what does it take to think through these challenging interdisciplinary problems, and how do we begin to tackle them?
- Student profile ⇒ Completed BA, current MA, PhD, Professionals
- Housing dates ⇒ 29 June afternoon - 16 July morning 2018
- Academic Dates ⇒ 1 July - 13 July 2018
- Academic Director ⇒ Dr Kristen Anderson
Why join this programme?
While addiction is not a new problem, few countries have sufficient resources allocated to address it. Further, the language and scope of addiction studies has grown in recent years. As our hyper-globalized world brings people, substances, ideas, and potential sources of addiction closer together than ever, researchers, care providers, academics and professionals need to look at addiciton studies in a new, dynamic light.
This two-week Summer Institute seeks to provide an interdisciplinary approach and lens to the study of addiction. The course will focus on a variety of topics, including policy models, prevention, and evidenced based treatment and positive emotion interventions. Bridging the gap between research and treatment practice and policy will also be highlighted throughout the course.
- 4 EC, 2 weken