Overview

Child and Family Systems at UNH
PDT-IODBFT-01

Child and Family Systems: The Impact of Trauma and Substance Misuse

In Child & Family Systems, participants will learn how substance misuse impacts family members, including issues of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, access to care, and other cultural differences. The program includes exposure to child development models including typical child development, developmental trauma disorder, generational impacts, and family systems therapy. Trainees will also learn about cultural differences, language access, and trauma-based care.

The program will empower participants to:

  • Understand concepts related to youth emotional functioning and the systems that make up youths’ environment.
  • Identify and evaluate appropriate supports from family environments.
  • Examine environments and how family factors are affected by substance misuse.
  • Identify problems in family functioning, and identify the needs of affected youth, applying models of support.

Program content will be online in a self-paced, asynchronous format. Course materials will include a vast array of articles, rich-media, handouts, discussion activities, didactic lecture notes, presentations, assessments, and field relevant resources. 

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Instructor Bios

PDT-IODBFT-01

Child and Family Systems: The Impact of Trauma and Substance Misuse

  • Nick Mian

    Nick Mian

    Nick Mian, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Massachusetts and Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of New Hampshire, Manchester campus. Nick completed his doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and did a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. At UNH, Nick teaches classes in child development, mental health, counseling, and child clinical psychology. His research focuses on the early identification, assessment, and treatment of anxiety disorders in children. His scholarly work is featured in peer-reviewed journals and several books. In his private practice, Nick specializes in emotional disorders in children, as well parent guidance.

Nick Mian
1499.00 Tuition
PDT-IODBFT-01
224334