Total CE Credit Hours: 6
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100976
About the Course:
Why are the children of alcoholics more likely to become alcoholic? Or marry an alcoholic? What kinds of problems do they face in adulthood as a result of their childhood experiences? What can we do to help adults who grew up in alcoholic homes – or are now involved with others who did – and want to understand their childhoods and restructure their lives? This book has come to be known to hundreds of thousands of C.O.A.s and A.C.O.A.s and will help answer those questions. It is meant to help the reader understand the roles children in alcoholic families adopt, the problems they face in adulthood as a result, and what they can do to break the pattern of destruction.
This course is based on the book, “It Will Never Happen To Me!”: Growing Up With Addiction As Youngsters, Adolescents, Adults created by Claudia Black, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Publication Date:2002, 2nd Edition
Course Material Author
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially adult children of alcoholics, substance abuse counselors, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the roles children play in homes that have at least one addicted parent. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the family roles that children of alcoholics play.
- Identify the family rules of a dysfunctional family.
- Explain the dynamics of physical and sexual abuse.
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