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CPSY 564 Treating Addictions in Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy

Content: Family systems view of the development and maintenance of substance abusing patterns for family therapists and other health practitioners. Examines the contributions made to the understanding and treatment of substance abuse by family researchers, theorists, and clinicians. Considers clinical intervention methods of substance abuse with attention to the treatment of adolescents, couples, and families.
Prerequisites: MCFT 504.
Restrictions: Priority is given to Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy and Professional Mental Health Counseling - Specialization in Addictions students. Permission of the Counseling Psychology Department Office.
Credits: 2 semester hours.