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Grand Canyon University Family and Substance Use Disorders Research Paper

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I’m working on a Psychology question and need guidance to help me study.

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Write a 750-1,000-word paper about the involvement of family in relation to substance use disorders.

Your paper should address the following:

  1. In what way is the family a system of roles?
  2. How do family systems vary from culture to culture?
  3. What interventions can counselors conduct when working with families that have an adolescent suffering from a substance use disorder?

Be sure to include a title page, introduction, conclusion, in-text citations, and a minimum of five scholarly references and a reference section.

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Course Code PCN-535 Class Code PCN-535-O500 Criteria Content Percentage 70.0% A discussion about how the family is a system of roles 25.0% A discussion of how family systems vary in different cultures 25.0% Includes a description of interventions that can be used when working with families with an adolescent suffering from a substance use disorder 20.0% Organization and Effectiveness 20.0% Thesis Development and Purpose 7.0% Argument Logic and Construction 8.0% Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, and language use) 5.0% Format 10.0% Paper Format (use of appropriate style for the major and assignment) 5.0% Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style) 5.0% Total Weightage 100% Assignment Title Family and Substance Use Disorders Paper Unsatisfactory (0.00%) Does not demonstrate an understanding of the assignment directions; does not include a discussion about how the family is a system of roles. Does not demonstrate an understanding of the assignment directions; does not include a discussion about how family systems vary in different cultures. Does not demonstrate an understanding of the assignment directions; does not include a descriptions of interventions that can be used when working with families with an adolescent suffering from a substance use disorder. Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim. Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources. Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice and/or sentence construction are used. Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly. Sources are not documented. Total Points 100.0 Less than Satisfactory (74.00%) Includes limited understanding of the assignment directions. Includes a discussion about how the family is a system of roles, but the discussion contains irrelevant or incorrect components. Includes limited understanding of the assignment directions. Includes a discussion about how family systems vary in different cultures, but the discussion contains irrelevant or incorrect components. Includes limited understanding of the assignment directions. Provides a description of interventions that can be used when working with families with an adolescent suffering from a substance use disorder, but the description contains irrelevant or incorrect components. Thesis and/or main claim are insufficiently developed and/or vague; purpose is not clear. Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility. Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register), sentence structure, and/or word choice are present. Appropriate template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken. A lack of control with formatting is apparent. Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors. Satisfactory (79.00%) Includes a relevant, but cursory discussion about how the family is a system of roles. Includes a relevant, but cursory discussion about how family systems vary in different cultures. Provides a relevant, but cursory a description of interventions that can be used when working with families with an adolescent suffering from a substance use disorder. Thesis and/or main claim are apparent and appropriate to the purpose. Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis. Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are used. Appropriate template is used. Formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present. Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present. Good (87.00%) Includes a relevant, thorough discussion about how the family is a system of roles. Includes a relevant, thorough discussion about how family systems vary in different cultures. Provides a relevant, thorough description of interventions that can be used when working with families with an adolescent suffering from a substance use disorder. Thesis and/or main claim are clear and forecast the development of the paper. It is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose. Argument shows logical progressions. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from the introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative. Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. A variety of sentence structures and effective figures of speech are used. Appropriate template is fully used. There are virtually no errors in formatting style. Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct. Excellent (100.00%) Includes a relevant, thorough discussion about how the family is a system of roles Provides real-world examples and scholarly references to support the information provided. Includes a relevant, thorough discussion about how family systems vary in different cultures. Provides real-world examples and scholarly references to support the information provided. Provides a relevant, thorough description of interventions that can be used when working with families with an adolescent suffering from a substance use disorder. Provides real-world examples and scholarly references to support the information provided. Thesis and/or main claim are comprehensive. The essence of the paper is contained within the thesis. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear. Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative. Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English. Comments All format elements are correct. Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error. Points Earned ...
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Running Head: Family and Substance Use Disorders

Family and Substance Use Disorders
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Family and Substance Use Disorders

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Family and Substance Use Disorders
Substance use disorder is a condition that affects a person’s brain and behavior and leads
to the inability to control the use of drugs. Substance use disorders affect a family in many ways,
emotionally, financially, among other ways. This paper presents a discussion of ways a family is
a system of roles and ways family systems vary from culture to culture and interventions can
counselors conduct when working with families that have an adolescent suffering from a
substance use disorder.
In what way is the family a system of roles
According to Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (2004), the family functions as a
system with roles and a great impact on an individual. Each member of the family system plays a
significant role. Family roles define how a person interacts with another within the family. The
concept of a family entails the emotional connection among family members despite the distance
between them. The family members are still connected and contribute to the dynamics of its
functioning. The traditional family system comprises of heterosexual couples, a mother and
father, and children or single parents, adoptive parents, blood relatives, and grandparents. The
elected families are those in which a person selects on choice or does not have blood ties. In
substance use disorder therapy, a client identifies the person who they believe...

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