Family Violence & Addiction

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






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