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Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes

By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Describe physical effects of alcohol on client's body.
-Describe common behaviors found in addicts.
-Name nine common signs of the internal conflict between the parent, child, and adult sides of the addict's personality.
-Explain when do clients with addictive personalities encounter resistance.
-Name five common beliefs that addicts believe about expressing emotions.
-Name six steps of effective choice that an addict might use.
-Name three main risks that addicts deal with in creating healthy relationships.
-Identify three main causes of relapse in addicts.
-List three causes for an addict’s dream of dependency.
-Discuss three forms of internal resistance that many addicts experience.
-List steps on how to treat denial in clients with addictive personalities.
-Explain 12 step impeding client autonomy.
-Name five reasons addicts can become addicted to the program.
-Explain the relationship between the 12 step program and independence.
-Explain the percent of alcoholics achieve life-long abstinence with or without the AA approach.
-Explain “limited control”.
-Name the two thing for which “disease” of the addictive process is a metaphor.
-Explain how does Alcoholics Anonymous redefine the term “practicing alcoholic”.
-Name the 5 types of stories told by recovering addicts.
-Explain what are the irrational belief does Step 2 (I believe that a rational attitude about my life can restore me to sanity) challenge.
-Name the four principles to consider when planning a recovery program for multiple addictions.
-Explain the “ABC Method”.
-Name five techniques did Washington use with his group of low-income African American women recovering from addiction.
-Explain why do some middle-class respondents have the ability to naturally recover.
-Explain the extrinsic barriers to seeking substance abuse treatment among pregnant addicts.
-Explain the transitional back to work stressors, the health care professional will face upon returning to work after addiction treatment.


"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."