Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
    Aug 20, 2019  
Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY-749 Marriage and Family Therapy

4 semester credits

This course embraces historical and cross-cultural views of the complex and changing social unit known as the family, dealing with contemporary theories and current issues in couples and family therapy.
Pre-requisites: PSY-711A1  and PSY-711A2  
Delivery Method: Distance/Electronically Mediated
Grading Default: Letter
Note: Elective
Learning Outcome(s):  

  1. Know the historical context of contemporary theories of family therapy.
  2. Be familiar with the current status of marriage and the challenges facing contemporary couples.
  3. Be familiar with the importance and contributions of systems thinking in family and couples therapy.
  4. Be familiar with several different theoretical approaches to family therapy and be able to apply them to clinical cases.
  5. Be familiar with the role of ethnicity, culture, and gender in understanding and treating couples and families
  6. Be conversant with the research supporting the efficacy of at least one approach to couples therapy.


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