The world of substance abuse is overwhelmed with different substances, but this course is more about the general effects that go beyond the user. Sadly substance abuse can be a form of child maltreatment. Dr. Marino shares indicators that social workers can keep in mind when encountering substance abuse.
The REAL Academy is launching courses for each maltreatment type in Child Welfare. Follow along as I dig into the science behind substance abuse, the typical behaviors of those who overuse, and how to process a case that involves this type of maltreatment.