Course Code: REL-HHS-0-SUFPP-V2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2025
Summarize the impact that substance use disorder has on families.
Describe a family systems perspective of substance use disorder, including family factors that increase or decrease the risk of developing a disorder.
Discuss the relationship between supportive family factors and the process of recovery.
Substance Use and the Family for Paraprofessionals
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: The Impact of Substance Use Disorders
How Common are Substance Misuse and Substance Use Disorders?
Substance Use Problems and Youth
The Impact on the Family
Parental Substance Use Disorders and Development
The Negative Effects of Parental Substance Use
How Youth Substance Use Affects the Family
Family Impact: Economic Issues
Section 3: How Families Influence Substance Use Disorders
Overview of Influences
How Families Increase Risk
How Families Lower Risk
Social Learning in the Family
Family Dynamics as a Risk Factor
Family Dynamics Supporting Undesirable Behavior
Engaging At-Risk Families
Section 4: Conclusion
Exam and BrainSparks
Monique Kahn, Psy.D.
Monique Kahn, Psy.D. received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at Spokane Mental Health in Washington, which included specialty rotations in behavioral medicine and time-limited psychotherapies. She is licensed as a psychologist in Maine, where she was in private practice for 14 years, providing services to adult clients with varied presenting issues, but with particular emphasis on the treatment of anxiety disorders, the relationship between psychosocial stress and illness, insomnia, and coping with chronic illness. She has taught in the undergraduate psychology program at Husson University in Maine. In addition, she has worked as a content writer and psychology subject matter expert for several major educational publishing firms. She joined Relias as a clinical content writer and subject matter expert in 2016.
Disclosure: Monique Kahn, Psy.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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