University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jun 25, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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CAS 761 - Couple and Family Treatment of Addictions

(3 units)
Analysis and application of relational theories and techniques to the treatment of substance abuse and other addictions. (CAS 761 and HDFS 761 are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. explain the systemic dynamics frequently found in families vulnerable to substance abuse problems.
2. identify the research and specific evidence-based approaches supporting couple and family treatment approaches for substance use disorders.
3. describe and apply the specific theories of substance abuse treatment to clinical cases.
4. demonstrate effective relationship intervention skills as they apply to working with the addicted population.
5. professionally apply strategies and clinical techniques for actively working with families in recovery.

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