Studying summerschool drug and alcohol addiction really gave me new perspective of how deal with drug and alcohol addicts. My knowledge about alcohol, drug and addiction improved after I attended this course. The course provided me with the range of experiences how to deal with alcohol, drug and addiction. The course surely equiped me with thorough understanding of the complexity of social problems come up with addiction, what are contemporary theories and concepts that have been developed in the field of addiction studies, and what are the treatment strategies in dealing with it. In addition, I learned policy models and multi disciplinary approaches to solve the problem of addictions.
For the University I am currently working, as well as the Center for Psychological Services which is newly established in 2009, this will be great opportunity to upgrade my knowledge about addictions. In addition, as the university still lack of the expert who are concerned with alcohol, drug and addiction, this will fill in the scarcity of the lecturer who can teach the students with proper understanding and comprehensive approaches in dealing with these problems.