2023-2024 Catalog


ADC-330 Counseling Addicted and Dysfunctional Family Systems

The course is intended to familiarize the student with a systems view of substance abuse and family life. Students will compare and contrast individual and systemic orientations to assessments, case conceptualization, and intervention. Students will learn the essential characteristics of working systemically as well as the advantages and disadvantages of this approach. This course will address common relational patterns in substance dependent families, systemic approaches to facilitating change, and recovery as a developmental process. Students will examine the various schools of family therapy and the importance of cultural competence.



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