May 19, 2024  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
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SWK 649 - Family Systems and Addiction: Theory and Practice


An introductory exploration of foundational concepts of family systems theory as it relates to clinical practice with systems coping with addiction issues. Topics include a bio-psycho-social perspective on addiction and related mental health issues, Murray Bowen’s theoretical framework of family systems as well as a review of foundational family counseling skills. This will be accomplished through class lecture, class discussion, film analysis, journal research, reading and writing assignments.

Credits: 3



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