Course Code: REL-HHS-0-SUFPP
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2019
Explain a family systems perspective of alcohol use disorders.
Describe family factors that increase or reduce risk of developing an alcohol use disorder as well as family problems that may result from an alcohol use disorder.
Discuss recent research concerning the relationship between family factors and recovery.
Section 1: Introduction A. Course Contributor B. About This Course C. Learning Objectives Section 2: Family Systems A. Delia’s “Behavior Problem” D. The Importance of the Family System E. Contributing Factors to Risk and Recovery F. Background G. Family Influences H. Family Diversity I. Family Systems J. Family Systems Perspective K. Family Systems and Change L. Change and Stress M. Family Recovery from Alcoholism N. The Importance of the Family Context O. Section 2: Let’s Review P. The Family Disease Model Q. Enabling R. Section Summary Section 3: Family Influences on the Development of Alcohol Use Disorder A. Pathways B. Family Genetic Influences C. Interactive Factors D. Physiology and Genetics E. Family Context Influences F. Family Context Influences, continued G. Exposure to Key Events H. Socialization and Alcohol Use Disorder I. Section 3: Let’s Review J. Section Summary Section 4: Alcohol Use Disorder Influences on the Family A. How Does Alcohol Use Disorder Influence the Family? B. Couples C. Parent-Child Relations D. More about Parent-Child Relations E. Children of Alcoholics F. Exposure to Biological and Environmental Forces G. Children of Alcoholics Screening Test (CAST) H. Pathway for Influence I. Resiliency J. Protective Factors K. Adolescents Living in Alcoholic Families L. Fetal Alcohol Exposure M. Sibling Relationships N. Distorted Relationships O. Section 4 Let’s Review P. Section Summary Section 5: Families and Recovery A. The Impact of the Family on Individual Recovery and Vice Versa B. Family Systems Models C. Family Systems Models, continued D. Behavioral Family Models E. Behavioral Family Treatment F. The Family Disease Model G. Readiness to Change H. Preparing for Change I. Action Phase J. Section 5 Let’s Review K. Section Summary Section 6: Empirical Findings A. Intervention Efforts B. Significant Others C. Motivation to Change D. Critical Factors for Effective Treatment E. Couples Therapy F. Support and Significant Others G. Community Reinforcement Training H. Unilateral Family Therapy Approach I. Al-Anon J. Adolescents with Alcohol Problems K. Others’ Contributions L. Barriers to Family Intervention M. Section Summary Section 7: Conclusion A. Summary B. References C. Congratulations
Lorraine Watson Ph.D.
Instructor - Carl Fornoff Ph.D.
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