Total CE Credit Hours: 3.5
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103072
About the Course:
This course examines Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment and using family therapy to work with families and influences of misuse. It includes: what is family counseling and why it is useful, family counseling objectives, understanding families, common characteristics of all families, history of family based interventions in SUD treatment, different pathways in working with families, role of genetics and family history in the development of and recovery from SUD, common characteristics of families with SUD, and family types-SUD and family dynamics.
This course is based on the publication, TIP 39 Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Family Therapy-Chapters 1 and 2 created by SAMHSA in 2020.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
Describe the role of family in SUD treatment.
Identify two ways that families are impacted by SUD.
Summarize common characteristics of families with SUD’s.
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