Total CE Credit Hours: 8
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103044
About the Course:
This text serves as a guide to the use of family therapy methods and techniques in the treatment of substance abuse disorder in the context of overall support provided to families dealing with addiction. With a focus on the use of the techniques and concepts of family therapy drawing upon the Bowen Family Systems Theory, in conjunction with principals underlying the 12 Step Program, the text provides a broader scope of treatment than individual-focused approaches alone. In its recognition and acknowledgement of the many and diverse ways family systems impact substance abuse disorder, this multifactored alternative to more common individual-focused models and interventions acknowledges the role of family systems in impacts, using discussion questions and case narratives of former addicts.
This course is based on the book, Family Therapy and the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders created by Melody Bacon, Ph.D. in 2019
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Explain the theoretical basis for family therapy treatment models that address substance abuse.
Describe the techniques and strategies associated with integrated treatment models providing substance abuse treatment using family therapy methods and techniques.
Identify ways in which the fields of family therapy and substance abuse can supplement one another so as to improve overall client service outcomes.
Contrast the more frequently used individual-focused model of addiction treatment with approaches that integrate family therapy into the treatment process.
Differentiate treatment approaches associated with those relying on individualistic and linear approaches versus those employing with more systemic perspectives.
Evaluate costs and benefits associated with the elimination of barriers to integration of family therapy in substance abuse treatment.
American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)
8 CE Credit hours
American Psychological Association (APA)
8 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)
8 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)
8 CPD hours
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
8 CE Credit hours
CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
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