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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HD695 Children of Addiction (1 cr.)

This course explores issues related to counseling the child of addiction. It offers a preliminary overview of some of the current effects experienced by many adults who have been raised in such a setting. It also considers strategies for fostering a path of recovery for those who find themselves suffering the lingering effects of an addiction-based childhood.

Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Describe what it can mean to be a child of an addictive family.
  2. Identify the complexities of dynamics in a family with addictions.
  3. Describe the impact of addictions on the developmental stages of children’s maturation into adulthood.
  4. Identify the adverse effects of addiction on all family members, individually and collectively.

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