Parent Education Sessions and Discussion Procedures (Section II)

Family Support Network for Adolescent Cannabis Users - Cannabis Youth Treatment Series (CYT) Volume 3

About the Course:

Parent Education Sessions and Discussion Procedures (Section II): Family Support Network for Adolescent Cannabis Users—Cannabis Youth Treatment Series (CYT) Volume 3 includes six parent education sessions on the family support network, adolescent development, functional families, drugs and adolescents, relapse signs and recovery, boundaries, limits, authority, discipline, and the family context.

Course materials are from Section II, found on pages 13 to 79 of pdf document (pages 16-82 if using Adobe toolbar page finder). Some exam questions are taken from the included handouts. Course materials can be accessed either 1) online or 2) by ordering the book free of charge from: http://store.samhsa.gov/…nnabis-Users/SMA05-4103

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

Reprinted in 2010

Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Series

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who seek knowledge about educating the parents and family concerning the family support network, adolescent development, and functional families. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the inner workings of the family support network, adolescent development, and functional families.

  2. Describe the connection between drugs and adolescents and acknowledge relapse signs and recovery.

  3. Be aware of boundaries, limits, authority, discipline, communication, conflict resolution, how to fight fair, and family context.

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