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ACD 246 - Chemical Dependency and the Family

3.0 Credits
Dynamics of family systems; Impact of addiction on roles, child rearing, trust and marital issues; parenting; Includes developmental stages; tasks of recovery and treatment. Prerequisite: ACD 140  and SHS 114 .

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the impact of drug misuse and addiction on human behavior, and its interference with relationships, including the destruction and related recovery topics. [COMMUNICATE]
  2. Describe characteristics and dynamics of families,and significant relationships in systems theory, roles, developmental needs and how drug misuse impacts trust and intimacy. [REASON]
  3. Describe methods to prepare clients and families to adopt strategies and behaviors that sustain recovery for everyone and maintain healthy relationships. [REASON]
  4. Demonstrate the ability to assess and refer family relations to a continuum of care and resources helpful family recovery. [REASON]
  5. Identify methods used to engage members of family in treatment and recovery for their loved ones and themselves. [REASON]
  6. Complete an exploration of your own personal culture and family in order to relate all dynamics to explore assumptions and values. [EXPLORE]

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