By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three reasons families of addicts are resistant to trying new ways of dealing with their situation.
-Explain the four basic roles children of addicts adopt to connect with their families.
-Explain the three main purposes of anger in the families of addicts.
-Explain the ABCs of a blame statement.
-Explain the four character defect personality types of family members of addicts.
-Explain four key considerations in preparing for a structured family intervention.
-Explain the three sections to an intervention letter.
-Explain the three rules in the families of addicts.
-Explain how children in the families of addicts are placed into an “impossible situation”.
-Explain three important issues a family must confront to help them obtain treatment.
-Explain the five steps for reducing harm in the families of addicts.
-Explain why mothers in recovery are prone to relapse.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."