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2019-2020 Graduate School Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate School Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CON 5328 - Alcohol, Drug & Behavioral Addictions: Family & Crisis Intervention (3)

An examination of the range of substance abuse issues impacting the family system, including crisis intervention.  Topics will include:  a) etiology of substance abuse and addiction within the family; b) impact upon members of the system and its dynamics; c) family and crisis interventions and treatment approaches; and d) long-term recovery issues associated with family and crisis interventions.  This course will address the dynamics of substance abuse in the family system in terms of theory, prevention, and treatment.  Additionally, this course will address crisis intervention techniques that can be used with individuals and families.  Treatment will involve an examination of assessment, treatment, and aftercare approaches with families.  Finally multicultural issues as they relate to families will be discussed.

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