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2018-2019 Springfield College Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Springfield College Graduate 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.

Credits: 3