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Family Therapy in SUD: Approaches, Integration and Special Populations (TIP 39)

Approaches, Integration and Special Populations

About the Course:

This course examines approaches, integration and special populations in using family therapy to treat SUD. It includes: overview of family-based treatment methods, family approaches to support ongoing recovery, appropriateness of integrated family counseling in SUD’s, whom to involve in integrated family counseling for SUD’s, screening and assessment in integrated family counseling, goals of integrated family counseling for SUD’s, why focus on diverse family cultures, culturally responsive family counseling, and SUD treatment for specific family cultures.

This course is based on the reading-based online document, Family Therapy in SUD: Approaches, Integration and Special Populations created by SAMHSA in 2020.

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Course Creator

Stephen H. Crane MA

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the efficacy of family-based therapy in the treatment of SUD and co-occurring mental health disorders.

  2. Identify stages and steps in three family therapy approaches.

  3. Summarize the most effective family approaches based on culture.

Course Material

This exam only covers Chapter 3, 4 and 5 of the TIP.

Course Material

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Course Number 103073
6 credit hours
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