Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy, Part One

A Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 39

About the Course:

This TIP, Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy, addresses how substance abuse affects the entire family and how substance abuse treatment providers can use principles from family therapy to change the interactions among family members. The TIP provides basic information about family therapy for substance abuse treatment professionals, and basic information about substance abuse treatment for family therapists. Part One of Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy covers the Executive Summary, Chapter One, and Chapter Two. Pages covered are xv-29.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

2005

Author

SAMHSA

About the Author:

Substance Abuse Treatment and Family Therapy was published as Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 39 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about substance abuse treatment and family therapy. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the benefits and considerations of including family therapy in a substance abuse treatment protocol.

  2. Identify common family therapy treatment models.

  3. Describe treatment issues likely to arise in various family structures.

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