• Define what a family is
    • Identify the key characteristics of addiction
    • Learn about the craving response
    • Identify the phases of family response to addiction and recovery
    • List key relapse issues for people in recovery
    • Identify goals and strategies for each recovery phase

    • Compare and contrast substance abuse treatment and family therapy
    • Explain how substance abuse treatment and family therapy can be integrated
    • Discuss the different definitions of family
    • Identify how families are distinguished from social support groups
    • Identify the four characteristics of families central to family therapy
    • Discuss five core components of the systems theory of marriage and family therapy
    • Discuss the four predominant family therapy models used in substance abuse treatment
    • Identifying the five stages of change in the Prochaska model
    • Identify the three levels of recovery in Kaufman's model
    • Identify the three phases of family change in substance abuse family therapy
    • Discuss criteria for determining the appropriateness of family therapy with substance abuse clients
    • Describe the impact of substance abuse on families
    • Describe the six characteristic patterns of interaction in a substance abusing family
    • Describe the five characteristic patterns of codependent behavior
    • Discuss for strategies for addressing substance abuse is that family
    • Explain the concepts of denial and resistance
    • Discuss the value of using integrated models for providing substance abuse treatment to families
    • Discuss the limitations of integrated models
    • Identify seven general questions we should be answered when choosing and applying a family systems model
    • Differentiate between the eight integrated models for substance abuse treatment
    • Identify special populations to consider when using family therapy
    • Identify some of the most prominent challenges to emerging family therapy and substance abuse treatment
    • Describe and I components that are necessary in order to provide a comprehensive range of program activities
    • Define what adequate treatment is characterized by within a culturally competent model of substance abuse treatment and family therapy.

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    1. Explain what is meant by "flower (em)power"
    2. Identify the four core activities or petals on the flower
    3. Identify what the stem of the flower symbolizes
    4. Identify what the leaves of the flower symbolize and the ideals they represent
    5. Identify the five axioms that the route of the flower are grounded in
    6. Identify the four areas which should be assessed to determine what level of assistance or types of assistance are needed
    7. Identify the three areas to probe to identify resources and supports
    8. Discuss why family Center practices in the workplace are imperative for carrying out the "flower empower" goals
    9. Define unexpected Life Events
    10. Explain what "family" means
    11. Identify the five R’s used to promote health in expected and unexpected Life Events
    12. Identify four core activities necessary to develop a genuine partnership with the family
    13. Identify the three areas of major emphasis when providing family centered care

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