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2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RHDS 587 - Substance Abuse and Family Treatment

This course is an introduction to the issues and techniques of treatment of the family affected by substance abuse or dependency. Central topics discussed in this course include: viewing the family as a client, diagnostic assessment techniques, and prescriptive treatment of the substance abuser or dependent client, extended family members and children. An emphasis is also placed on child development in unhealthy family systems.

Prerequisites & Notes
Junior or senior status.

Credits: 3