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Center for Addiction and Recovery Studies (CARS)

Center for Addiction and Recovery Studies (CARS)

CARS 2015 Fall Interns

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Mission

Provides researched, evidenced-based, trauma informed services in prevention, intervention and recovery support services; trains social work interns to be equipped in providing exceptional services; and adds to addiction and recovery practice knowledge through collaborative research.

Research

CARS has a full-time PhD Research Associate and facilitates faculty research not only on current programs, but for community collaborations. CARS also tracks current trends in mental health, substance use, and evidence-based interventions.

Community Service

Providing researched, evidenced-based, trauma informed services in prevention, intervention and recovery support services through the following programs offered to the community:

Student Intern Training

CARS trains future social workers to impact changes in oppressed and vulnerable populations. The intern training program develops competent social workers who provide evidenced-based services with excellence in professionalism. Through a systematic, experiential training program, CARS equips social work interns with the skills to apply theories learned in the classroom to practice in providing prevention and intervention services to diverse populations.