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Course Learning Objectives

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By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Identify three strategies used by addicts to control their family's emotions.
-Identify two results of family approaches to the problems of addiction.
-List three family risk factors on addiction.
-Identify four coping strategies of addiction affected families.
-Explain four steps to establish communication in addiction affected families.
-Describe two kinds of aggression found in addiction affected families.
-List four family roles in addiction.
-Explain how addicts place blame on their families.
-Describe four personality types related to addiction.
-Identify six negotiation strategies in addiction affected families.
-List four considerations for intervention on addiction affected families.
-Name the first five steps in preparing for a structured family intervention.

"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."