CD3200 Family Dynamics in Substance Abuse

This course explores the impact of chemical dependency and substance abuse on the family. Family systems of various cultures and diversity will be examined to enhance the student’s practical use and understanding of theoretical frameworks. Attention is given to treatment options and interventions within the family unit. This course provides an insight to the problems associated with adolescents and addictions and the impact/affect within the family. The material and exercises will increase one’s understanding of codependency and its impact on family dynamics and substance abuse.

Credit Hours: 
3