The Dysfunctional Family

Course Number: 
ALSA 125
Course Credits: 
Course Description: 
Examines major family counseling theories and their application to the family system that is being affected by and is affecting persons with substance use disorders. 3 lecture hours. Vocational program course. May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.
Course Prerequisites: 
Course Outcomes: 
  • Meet mandated course requirement for Substance/Alcohol Counselor I certification by Bureau of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Chemical Dependency Certification Board and State Department of Licensing.
  • To introduce students to family group processes and theoretical framework for treatment of family disorders related to alcohol/substance abuse.