Mar 27, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

AC 211 - Alcoholism as an Individual and Family Problem

Credit Hours: 3

Study of the development, familial, and psychological etiologies of alcoholism. Also included is the study of the effects of alcoholism’s presence in families throughout successive generations, and cultural aspects of alcoholism. Case studies will be utilized. Intervention strategies will be presented.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of alcohol dependency and its physical and psychological health implications for the individual and the family;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the impact of alcohol dependency on the family regarding the roles that emerge and co-dependency; and
  • demonstrate an understanding of the various treatment strategies and support networks for the alcohol abuser and the family.

F/S (C)