Systemic Perspective of Substance Abuse


This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the issues associated with counseling clients with issues of substance use and abuse. In this course, we  focus on the systemic interventions of individuals with substance problems, and the importance of treating the whole family. Course content includes historical foundations of substance abuse, psychological and physiological effects of common abused substances, various theoretical etiologies of abuse, and an overview of multiple treatment strategies for individuals (adults and adolescents), couples, families and groups.

For information about Loyola's Summer Session, call (504) 865-3530 or e-mail

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