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Course Description

Addiction affects everyone in the family. Family system theory suggests that individuals in families cannot interact without impacting the whole. This workshop will explore just how each member may be impacted by addiction. At times, loved ones may resort to using coping skills that are maladaptive and are not helpful to them or to their family members struggling with addiction. Family members who have lived with addiction may learn not feel, not trust and not talk. Working with both family members and the person struggling with addiction can be a challenge. This workshop will provide various tools to help facilitate this process in an interactive and practical manner.

CACCF: 12 continuing education hours

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this training, participants will:

  • Be able to discuss various family theories, including family roles and rules and how addiction can interfere.
  • Have insight into the various treatment modalities and tools to help support families.
  • Know how to assess substance abuse/dependence in families and provide treatment planning.
  • Understand how family involvement and recovery can help prevent relapse for both the family members and the person struggling with addiction (including how to support families when their loved one is pre-contemplative about changing).
  • Have an increase in knowledge about the various supports and resources available for family members.

Notes

For more information contact the Faculty of Social Work Professional Development office:

Email: fswprofessionaldevelopment@wlu.ca
Remote: 519-884-0710 ext. 5234
Online: 519-884-0710 ext. 5235

Cancellations and Transfers
Be sure to carefully review our cancellation and transfer information before registering.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Addiction and the Family
Type
Online
Dates
Sep 13, 2021 to Oct 24, 2021
Contact Hours
12.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $340.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

Instructor: Sylvie Smith, RP, CDWF

Location

This online, asynchronous course will be available on the start date through MyLearningSpace, which is accessible through your student portal.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Section Title
Addiction and the Family
Type
Online
Dates
Feb 28, 2022 to Apr 10, 2022
Contact Hours
12.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $340.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

Instructor: Sylvie Smith, RP, CDWF

Location

This online, asynchronous course will be available on the start date through MyLearningSpace, which is accessible through your student portal.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Section Title
Addiction and the Family
Type
Workshop Remote
Days
Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 03, 2022 to Mar 04, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Delivery Options
Workshop Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $340.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

Instructor: Sylvie Smith, RP, CDWF

Location

This workshop is being held remotely through Zoom.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

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