Family Violence and Addiction provides an overview of addiction problems and family violence, their coexistence and the implications for identification and referral.


This course is eligible for U of M ACCP specialization in Addiction Studies and appropriate for post-secondary students and helping professionals.


This course will include information on:

  • Socio-environmental contexts which may make individuals and families vulnerable to experiencing addiction and family violence
  • Interrelationship between addictions and violence
  • Cycle of Violence and Stages of Change Model
  • How the individual and family are affected by addictions and violence
  • Issues in identification, referral and treatment


Fundamentals of Addictions




The AFM/ACCP courses are now available for registration again. At this time we are only able to accept online payments. Please follow the usual process for online course registration and you will be prompted to the online payment process. We hope to be able to accommodate payments by phone and in person soon.

Please note, there will be a delay in response time if you are mailing in a registration with payment. Please visit this webpage on August 20, 2019 for additional updates.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

March 4, 5, 2020

January 29, 30, 2020

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