COU CN622 - Family and Community Interventions for Substance Use and Addictions

(Credits: 3)

The course will provide advanced study in family and systems theory of substance use and addictions treatment, including theories and evidence-based practices. Community reinforcement approaches as well as multi-modal programs that integrate community recovery, trauma-informed therapy, group and individual counseling, and medication-assisted therapy will be covered. The course will also address the unique role of family interventions for substance users for both acute treatment and relapse prevention. Course pre-requisite: COU CN515-Substance Use and Addiction Evaluation and Treatment.