Substance Abuse Prevention Program
UO Academic Extension

408 CANC:Working with Violent and Angry Offenders

Meeting Date(s): July 21-22, 2017
Meeting Day and Time: Friday 2:00-6:50 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m.-1:50 p.m.
Online Date(s): July 23-August 1
Presenter/Instructor(s): John Aarons
CRN: 42212
Department: SAPP
Number: 408
Credits: 01
Fee: $168
Grade Option: Pass/No Pass

Participants will gain an understanding of effective practices for work with high-risk offenders; including an examination of risk assessment, crime driving factors, and barriers. An examination of inclusive case planning and effective intervention strategies including: relationship building, goal setting, and cognitive behavioral interventions. There will be a focus on the impact of substance abuse and mental health issues and an awareness of the impact of power, privilege, and equity.

The instructor will utilize lecture and discussion, as well as small and large group exercises will be utilized to teach these practical techniques that can be incorporated into everyday work for probation staff, treatment providers, counselors, educators, and law enforcement personnel.

Please note: This is a "self-support" course. This self-support fee listed above replaces the cost of regular tuition and is paid regardless of student residency status or total course load. Course fees are subject to change at anytime. For more information on tuition consult the Registrar's Office. Students using financial aid, VA benefits, or other scholarships should review the details of their financial package to confirm that self-support fee courses are covered.