BAC 210◊ Dynamics & Treatment of the Addicted Family

3 credits

Family dysfunction resulting from living with an alcoholic, alcohol abuser and/or drug addict are covered. The major theories and interventions of family therapy will be presented, along with the physiological, sociocultural and psychological implications of substance abuse. Specific treatment strategies include intervention, self-help and continuing care, in addition to couple and family role-play and videotaping.

Prerequisite: BAC 201◊ or concurrent enrollment

Lecture: 3 hours