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The Role of Family and Significant Others in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment

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About the Course:

This course take s a look at family variables in the process and treatment of drug problems.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, The Role of Family and Significant Others in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment created by M. Duncan Stanton, Ph.D.

Course Material Author

M. Duncan Stanton, Ph.D.

Dr. Duncan is Professor of Psychiatry (Psychology) at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about the role of family and significant others in substance abuse prevention and treatment. It is appropriate for participants with intermediate to advanced levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. identify three examples of successful primary prevention programs

  2. identify Gordon\‘s redefinition of primary prevention programs

  3. learn about differential attrition rates for family vs. non-family approaches to engaging clients in treatment

  4. increase knowledge of research related to using family and significant others to engage and retain drug dependent individuals in treatment

Article: The Role of Family and Significant Others in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment

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Article: The Role of Family and Significant Others in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment

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Course Retired
Course Number 100590
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available

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