Family Partnerships that Support Change and Healing

Develop a deeper understanding of the impact of substance abuse and domestic violence on children and families. Examine what to look for, what the next steps should be, and how to support families through behavioral change.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize the possible signs of alcohol and substance abuse and the signs of domestic violence
  2. Understand the impact of alcohol and substance abuse on children
  3. Understand the impact of domestic violence on families and children and the issues of power and control
  4. Understand the importance of protective factors for families and children
  5. Understand the family support professional's role when a family is experiencing substance abuse or domestic violence
  6. Use the stages of change model when working with participants