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.
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.
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.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
6 CE credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
6 CE credit hours
CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
6 CE credit hours
This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
6 CPD hours
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