HUM 229 Alcohol/Addictions and Family Systems Treatment Programs (3 credits)
This course is designed to provide an in-depth look at the effects of alcoholism and substance abuse on the family system. The unit of study is the family. Topics include a variety of approaches for assessing the family, designing intervention and treatment programs, and addressing co-dependency treatment issues including family roles. Personal and professional development is studied, especially the influence of co-dependency. Also included are the models of healthy, troubled and dysfunctional family patterns. Prerequisite: HUM 159 or Permission of Instructor.