2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Aug 11, 2022  
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 380 - Family Development and Family Therapies


Introduction to the normative stages and crises affecting families over the life span, and to the major theories of family and marital psychotherapy. Emphasis on how various models work with relational systems to facilitate development through times of crisis and developmental transition. Also focuses on therapeutic issues of substance abuse, and on legal issues involved in child, spousal, and elder abuse. Family developmental theories are applied to community organizations in order to assist students in understanding how system principles are used in community consultation.

Prerequisite(s): PSY 321  and PSY 325  or consent of instructor.

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