PY641 Marriage and Family Counseling (3 cr.)
This course covers marriage and family therapy theories, their historical and cultural contexts, and their application to family therapy process.
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:
- Apply understanding of the major theoretical/conceptual frameworks of the family field, the historical roots, key concepts, and assumptions.
- Evaluate couple, marriage, and family dilemmas using major models of marriage and family therapy.
- Analyze and evaluate the relationships between major conceptual frameworks and therapy models.
- Apply understanding of diversity and multiculturalism in one’s own developing model of marriage and family therapy.
- Utilize professional databases and other professional resources in applying, analyzing, and evaluating the literature of the field, including efficacy research.
- Create and articulate one’s own developing model of marriage and family therapy.
- Analyze the significance of research evidence and community standards of practice in selecting and evaluating interventions.
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