HLT 224 Addiction & Violence/Fam

Prerequisites: PEH 100, or WELL 101, or permission; and GSTR 110 (or waiver)

This course explores family dynamics from a family systems perspective and examines how those dynamics are affected by addiction and violence. Topics covered include: the development of family theories; the structure of a family system; the impact on children and their future relationships; the interplay between substance abuse and the family system; domestic violence; and trauma healing. Prevention, intervention, and treatment options for addictions will be emphasized.


1 Course Credit