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SCWK 8865 Family Therapy (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

An advanced course designed to integrate family therapy theories of practice and intervention techniques. Throughout the course critical issues relative to power, gender, and race will be interwoven with outcome effectiveness, research, and evaluation. Emphasis will be placed on the adaptation of the family process to the stressors of chronic illness, aging, addictions, and interpersonal violence. The strengths and problems of minority families, families living in poverty, blended families, adoptive families, and families of same sex parents will be reviewed.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: SCWK7762

Cross listed with:

Comments: Required of Clinical Social Work students in the Mental Health Field-of-Practice Concentration; elective for others.


Last Updated: 06-Feb-15