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This is the world's first course on Addictions in Udemy and crafted for families in Addiction. If you have someone who is suffering from addiction in your family or would like to understand what addiction does to families, this is the course for you!
You will learn:
After this course, you will be able to identify the above and understand them, taking your awareness and preparedness to a new level while dealing with addiction. If you are a professional, this course will help you understand the role of the family in a treatment setting.
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|Section 1: Understand Addictions|
I will explain the basics of Addiction, its prevalence in todays world and the science behind Addiction.
Summary - Explaining Addictions and the Disease modelPreview
|Section 2: The belief system|
The belief systemPreview
Summary - The Belief System
|Section 3: Family Dynamics|
How family functions as a unit
Summary - Family Dynamics
|Section 4: Phases of Addiction|
A brief on addictive phases and progression that occurs
Summary - Addiction Phases
|Section 5: Codependency|
I introduce codependency, what it is and the patterns of behaviour that entail.
I explain the pillars of codependency and means and way one can reach out to me.
|Section 6: Summary|
Prem is one of the founding members and the Regional Director of the Asia Pacific Certification Board (APCB). APCB is actively involved in certifying addiction counsellors/therapists around the Asia Pacific Region. He also acts as the President of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Association of Singapore, while being one of the founding members as well. He currently is the CEO and Clinical Director of Solace Sabah (www.solacesabah.com)
Areas of research interest:
Asia Pacific Behavioural Addiction Medicine 2010 - Efficacy of FIRE - Treatment Programme for Substance Abusers in Singapore.
A Psycho-educational Treatment Programme for Prisoners with substance abuse-related offences; a between subjects experimental study.
Facilitated Recovery Enabled Education - Evaluation Study - presented at Addictions Conference in Tasmania 2011.
Asia Pacific Behavioural Addiction Medicine 2013 – The Three Circles Approach in Counselling in Singapore.
Addiction treatment for LGBT Community – Kuching, Sarawak 2013.
Asia Pacific Certification Board Accreditation Workshops – Port Dickson 2012, Pulau Pinang 2012, Kuala Lumpur 2011, Chiang Mai 2013.
Contemporary Psychotherapy – Association of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Singapore 2012.
Shanmugam, P.K. & Winslow, M. (2012) Evaluation of the Facilitated In-house Recovery Education (FIRE) Treatment Programme for Substance Abusers. Journal of Counselling, Australia. 12 (3) 12 - 15.
Shanmugam, P.K. & Winslow, M. (2013) Integrated Psychosocial Treatment Programme for Substance Abusers: Relapse Prevention and Social Anxiety Diminution: A Systematic Review of Published Literature. Journal of Addiction Research Therapy.