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Courses - Spring 2024
FMSC
Family Science Department Site
Open Seats as of
07/18/2024 at 09:30 AM
FMSC651
(Perm Req)
Treatment of Emotional and Mental Disorders in Family Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: FMSC650.
Restriction: Must be in Couple and Family Therapy (Master's) program.
This course is designed to assist beginning therapists in developing their knowledge of the major theoretical approaches to family therapy and applying those approaches to their clinical work. In addition, the course addresses many procedural, professional, and ethical issues often faced by beginning therapists. Towards these ends, the primary foci of the course will be on developing competencies in (a) observing family process, (b) assessing and conceptualizing family strengths and problems from different theoretical models, and (c) developing treatment plans from these different theoretical models. Finally, attention will also be given to therapist self-care.
Restriction: Permission of SPHL-Family Science Department