Feb 21, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog

MFT 588 - Assessment and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders


Prerequisite, marriage and family therapy major. An overview of current theoretical and clinical approaches to the diagnosis, and treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependencies and addictive disorders. Students review current research and program design from a family systems perspective with the goal of increasing professional awareness and skills in treating the chemically dependent family or individual. The models of substance abuse treatment, including twelve step programs, motivational interviewing and other family systems approaches will be emphasized. (Offered fall semester.) 2 credits