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WORKING WITH ADDICTIONS The Latest Version A+ Study Guide   **********************************************  BSHS 455 Entire Course Link **********************************************   BSHS 455 Week 1 Conceptualizing Addiction Paper Compare and contrast two models of conceptualizing addiction. Write a 1,050-to 1,400-word paper briefly describing the models, how they are synergistic, or how they take competing views. Include a summary about which theory you feel is most useful for helping intervene on addiction. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Submit to the Assignment Files tab.   BSHS 455 Week 1 The Etiology of Addiction Quiz Complete the University of Phoenix Material: The Etiology of Addiction Quiz. Submit to the Assignment Files tab. The Etiology of Addiction Quiz Answer Key  
  1. ____________________ serve as the chemical messengers of our brain.
  1. True or False: The area of the brain in which addiction develops is called the limbic system.
  1. The _________________________________________________ is considered one of the most important brain pathways of the addictive system process, because it is a major pathway for reward or punishment, pleasure or pain, motivation, and emotion.
  1. True or False: The medial forebrain bundle bypasses the cerebral cortex so the addictive process occurs at an unconscious level.
  1. The _______________ plays an important role in recording and replaying the significance of prior drug use to the person.
  1. True or False: Neural pruning is a process in the brain that occurs as individuals age. This process is more active during the first few years of life with another spurt during adolescence. However, neural pruning goes on throughout life as humans learn new things and give up old habits. Researchers believe that the reason why individuals experience psychosis when smoking marijuana is that the natural human cannabenoid system is overwhelmed by smoking marijuana, which disrupts the dopamine system and the neural pruning process, leading to dysfunctional connections.
  1. _________________ occurs when higher and lower levels of dopamine caused by drug use establish a molecular memory of a drug experience leading to cravings and the belief that the person needs drugs.
  1. True or False: Binge drinking effectively poisons your body.
  1. True or False: There is no connection between genetics and addiction.
  1. There are pharmacological drugs that can help reduce drug cravings during withdrawal from certain substances. Name one and what it is used for. ___________________________
    BSHS 455 Week 2 The Effect of Addiction Paper Refer to the “Intervention Series #38 Anthony” video located in this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. Write a 1,050-to 1,400-word integrative paper that explores how Anthony’s addiction affects his life, his family’s life, and the community he lives in. Include at least two peer-reviewed scholarly articles that support your discussion or arguments. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Submit to the Assignment Files tab.     BSHS 455 Week 2 Functioning Addicts Presentation Choose a character from a movie or TV series who is a functioning addict. Examples of movies and TV series are The SopranosHouse, and Pulp Fiction. Debate the relevancy of addiction on relationships and overall functioning in the context of the character as a Learning Team. Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that explores this issue. Discuss the following questions:
  • Can a person be a functioning addict?
  • How might this be exhibited in a family, workplace, and community?
  • What are some longer-term effects of a functioning addict, on the individual, family, and community?
  • Are the problems any different than what regular families face? If so, how?
Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. Submit to the Assignment Files tab.     BSHS 455 Week 3 Special Population PowerPoint® Select a special population from this week’s readings. Faculty approval is required; there can be no duplicates. Develop a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation that discusses the unique challenges or factors involved with this group and how a human service worker can enhance services to this group. Consider issues such as prejudice, politics, and cultural issues specific to the group involved. Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. Submit to the Assignment Files tab.     BSHS 455 Week 3 Dual-Diagnosis Role-Play Read the instructions in the University of Phoenix Material: Dual-Diagnosis Role-Play, and select one option to complete the assignment. You can choose from the following options:
  • Option 1: Dual-Diagnosis Role-Play Video
  • Option 2: Dual-Diagnosis Role-Play – Annotated Script
Submit to the Assignment Files tab.     BSHS 455 Week 4 Assessment Project Analysis Select an assessment from Chemical Dependency: A Systems Approach with faculty approval and administer the instrument to someone you know who drinks, uses drugs, or both. Provide an analysis regarding the following:
  • Identify what assessment was used.
  • Did you find the assessment useful?
  • What additional questions might need to be asked to accommodate particular special populations?
  • Include a summary of findings and a recommendation for treatment options.
  • Do not disclose the interviewee’s identity in your analysis.
  • Include peer-reviewed research as support for your answer.
Submit to the Assignment Files tab.     BSHS 455 Week 4 Outline of Treatment Approaches Create an outline of major treatment approaches. Include at least five treatment approaches. Provide a brief description of each approach in the outline annotated with the factors that must be considered for various special populations. Submit to the Assignment Files tab.     BSHS 455 Week 5 Take a Stand Paper After watching the “The War on Drugs: Winners and Losers” video and reading Chemical Dependency: A Systems Approach, take a stand on legalization, decriminalization, or status quo regarding how drug use is treated in our society. Write a 1,750- to 3,450-word paper that responds to the following question:
  • Would you apply this strategy across the board or employ different stances depending on the substance?
Defend your position with at least three peer-reviewed articles in addition to the text and video. Include a discussion about the victims of the approach you would select and how you would advocate for that population. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Note. For this paper, it is not acceptable to use political websites that are not based on sound research. You must use scholarly works that have taken a critical thinking approach versus an unsupported emotional one. Submit to the Assignment Files tab.