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CJHS311 Unit 5 DB

CJHS311 Unit 5 DB

Unit 5 – Discussion Board

Assignment Overview

 Discussion Board
 Care and Community Resources
Page: 2 pages.

Assignment Objectives

Describe the continuum of care and community resources and referral.
Evaluate the research, theories, and models of alcohol abuse, addiction, prevention and treatment.
Identify cultural, age and gender differences of alcohol use as well as the continuum of use and abuse, the warning signs and symptoms of an alcohol problem, and the current DSM categories or other diagnostic standards associated with alcohol use.

For this Discussion Board, please complete the following:

As an example of treatment resources in the Potts family’s community, the following are programs that serve Wayne County, New York, and its residents:

  • There is the Dick Van Dyke Alcoholism Treatment Center, which serves many counties, including Wayne. The center is located in Ovid, New York.
  • There is the Finger Lakes Addiction Counseling and Referral Agency (FLACRA), which provides crisis centers, outpatient treatment for adults and adolescents, and a halfway house. There is a center in Newark, New York, which is located in Wayne County. There are also other centers in surrounding counties operated by FLACRA.
  • The Clifton Springs Hospital Addictions Recovery Center has a program in Wayne County.
  • Hannick Hall is a residential treatment program for women with alcohol or substance abuse problems located in Newark, New York, and is run by the Catholic Family Center Restart Substance Abuse Center.
  • There is also the Wayne County Substance Abuse Counseling Program located in Lyons, New York.
  • Wayne Behavioral Health Network runs a program called the Wayne Substance Abuse Services program.
  • A program in Geneva, New York, called the Chemical Dependency Detoxification Program, serves Wayne County residents and is operated by Geneva Regional Health System.
  • There are 12-step programs, including Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and Alateen groups in Wayne County, as well as a Narcotics Anonymous Chapter.
  • With regard to prevention and education, there is the Delphi Drug Abuse Center, which has a program for Wayne County youth in the form of prevention counseling services.
  • The Council on Alcoholism and Other Chemical Dependencies of the Finger Lakes has prevention, education, information, and referral program for Wayne County.

Research your own community, and identify 2 types of prevention or treatment programs provided to specifically address alcoholism. Then, discuss the following:

  • Briefly describe the type of programs and how they address alcoholism.
  • Do you believe that these programs effectively serve the needs of your community? Explain.
  • Based on what you have learned in this course, do you think that there is a lack of needed programs in your community? What are they, and why?

CJHS311 Unit 5 DB