Course: Prevention of Addiction

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Course title Prevention of Addiction
Course code KAZ/BPZ2Q
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kurková Petra, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
- The issue of addiction in general - Alcohol addiction - Dependence on non-alcohol drug - Problems of other types of human addiction - gambling, addiction to coffee, tea and smoking - Workholismu question, depending on the appearance of computers and the Internet - Depending on who the question - the issue of sects - Prevention of the adverse problems.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training), Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming)
  • Attendace - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 60 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course introduces problems of individuals and groups, related to their addiction to alcoholic and non-alcoholic drugs. It deals with other types of addiction as well, gambling, workaholism, religious sects, etc.. Focus is on prevention of these problems.
After completing the course, students should be able to: - Characterize addictive behavior - Explain the possible causes and risk factors for addiction - Recognize symptoms suggestive of developing addiction - Know how to properly do and where to go in case of a developing or developed depending - Explain effective ways to prevent - Understand the problems of addiction prevention in school settings
The studetn has a knowledge of human biology.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam

PC work, Internet connection, seminar thesis elaboration
Recommended literature
  • Marádová,E. (2006). Prevence závislostí. Praha:VIOD.
  • Muhlpachr,P. (2001). Sociální patologie. Brno: MU.
  • Muhlpachr,P. (2008). Sociopatologie. Brno: MU.
  • Nešpor, K., Csémy, L. (1994). Alkohol, drogy a vaše děti. Praha: Sportpropag ve spolupráci s MŠMT.
  • Nešpor K., Csémy L.:. (1996). Léčba a prevence závislostí.. Praha, Psych. centrum.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Health education with focus on education (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter
Faculty of Education Health education with focus on education (BB16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Winter