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Straight Talk from Claudia Black: What Recovering Parents Should Tell Their Kids About Drugs and Alcohol

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This book is for recovering parents and addresses what they should tell their children about drugs and alcohol. Conversations with children about drug use and abuse are complex, urgent and personal. Here, with her characteristic intelligence and sensitivity, foremost author Claudia Black provides clear direction and gentle support for discussing past addiction with children. Dr. Black addresses the latest research genetics and addiction as well as practical prevention strategies for raising resilient children.

This course is based on the , Straight Talk from Claudia Black: What Recovering Parents Should Tell Their Kids About Drugs and Alcohol created by Claudia Black, Ph.D.

Publication Date:

September 2003 First Edition

Course Material Author

Claudia Black, Ph.D.

Claudia Black, Ph.D., is a renowned author, lecturer, and trainer, internationally recognized for her pioneering and contemporary work with family systems and addictive disorders. Dr. Black is the recipient of a number of national awards and is the past chairperson of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics and presently serves on its advisory board.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about recovering parents discussing their past addiction with their children. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the family roles children play in an addictive family system

  2. Understand Generational Vulnerability

  3. Identify the necessity of making amends in early recovery

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Course Retired
Course Number 100943
5 credit hours
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