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Fall 2002


Course syllabus for COUN 725 Family Systems: Theory & Practice

Course description: Introduces students to the theory and skills, and the major approaches, of family counseling, emphasizing the role of family systems in the maintenance of problem behavior. The decision of whether or not family counseling is the treatment of choice, and the implications for intake methods, are considered. Students will apply the concepts learned to a study of their own family that describes the dynamics involved. Ethical and training considerations are discussed.