2023-2025 Catalog

HUMS 275 Relapse Prevention

Designed to assist students in understanding the recovery process, identify warning signs of relapse, and develop effective relapse prevention planning with the client. Prerequisite: HUMS-170. (NE)




  1. 1. Explain the chronicity and the cravings of the disease of addiction, by recognition of specific symptoms in both written and oral reporting.
  2. 2. Use examples, the respective symptoms, the disease as primary, chronic, and progressive.
  3. 3. Describe how sobriety or recovery is a global and progressive process which is also chronic.
  4. 4. Identify The Progressive Stages of Recovery from the text, and the role these have had in preventing relapse.
  5. 5. Describe examples of the warning signs of relapse as expressed behaviorally.
  6. 6. Describe methods of early intervention, when signs are presented, to prevent relapse.