Substance Abuse and The Role of Family Dynamics
Status: STC Approved
Cert. Number: 00801860
Expiration Date: 3/13/2020
In this course, you will learn, address, and discuss the role of family dynamics/dysfunction and how it is relevant to childhood development, as well as the relationship to drug dependency. We will discuss the “disease” and “choice” concept of drug dependency and its impact on public opinion. This course will discuss and describe the “TRUTH” of illicit drug and alcohol dependency. In other words, what “need” is being met by consuming illicit drugs/alcohol for an extended period of time. We will use relevant sources such as true stories, video, handouts and feedback/discussion from the participants.
- Participants will be able to describe the difference between a disease and a choice.
- Participants will be able to identify what specific “Needs” are being met consuming Illicit Drugs & Alcohol.
- During group exercise, participants will discuss and applying empathy to understand the individuals need for drug and alcohol dependency.